Chrysler Opens Mopar Operations in Argentina and Brazil image

Chrysler Group LLC, the US automaker majority-owned by Fiat SpA today announced the opening of Mopar parts distribution centers in Argentina and Brazil.

Located in Argentina 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.

Chrysler, 58.5 percent owned by Turin, Italy-based Fiat, said in December that it opened Mopar centers in Shanghai and Dubai. Fiat obtained control of Auburn Hills, Michigan-based Chrysler as part of the U.S. automaker’s government-backed bankruptcy reorganization in 2009.

Mopar is the automobile parts and service arm of Chrysler Group LLC. The term was first used by Chrysler in the 1920s and has been in continuous use ever since.

Mopar, combined with Fiat S.p.A includes more than 500,000 parts and accessories which are distributed in more than 120 countries. Mopar is the source for all genuine parts and accessories for Chrysler Group and Fiat S.p.A. brands.