Chrysler Opens Mopar Operations In Argentina & Brazil

-- 3,000 sq. meter facility in Argentina

-- 4,500 sq. meter facility in Brazil

-- More than 30,000 parts

-- Facilities to support Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge and Ram Truck brands

-- More than 50 Mopar parts distribution centers worldwide

After recently opening Mopar facilities in China and the United Arab Emirates, Chrysler Group LLC today announced the opening of Mopar parts distribution centers in Argentina and Brazil.

"We are opening Mopar operations in Argentina and Brazil in order to further support our network of dealers and customers in these growing markets," said Pietro Gorlier, President and CEO of Mopar, Chrysler Group LLC's service, parts and customer-care brand. "We will continue to look for strategic opportunities to provide even more support for our customers around the world."

The parts distribution center in Argentina is located in General Rodriguez, Buenos Aires. The 3,000 sq. meter facility will distribute more than 10,000 part numbers to more than 25 dealer locations. The 4,500 sq. meter facility in Brazil is located in Louveira, Sao Paulo, and will move more than 20,000 parts to support 30 dealers. With more than 500,000 parts, Mopar has more than 50 parts distribution centers worldwide. Recently, Chrysler Group LLC and Fiat S.p.A. opened a 16,000 sq. meter parts distribution center in Shanghai and an 18,000 sq. meter facility in Dubai. In total, both facilities move more than 65,000 parts to support Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram Truck and Fiat brands.