General Motors announces new investment in Flint Assembly plant

Last Updated on October 20, 2020 by admin

FLINT, Mich. (WJRT) – Normal Motors is investing $32 million within the Flint Meeting plant as a part of a $2 billion plan for North American manufacturing.

The funding in Flint Meeting introduced Tuesday will present for continued manufacturing of industrial quality Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra pickup vehicles, which GM says gained vital market share within the U.S. and Canada.

GM’s Lansing Delta Township Meeting will obtain the most important funding in Michigan. Greater than $100 million is being spent to maneuver manufacturing of the following technology GMC Acadia to the plant positioned simply outdoors Lansing.

One other $17 million goes to a plant in Romulus, which makes a 10-speed transmission for full-size pickup vehicles and SUVs. The plant will obtain extra automation and improve manufacturing capability.

GM’s Orion Meeting and Brownstown Township will obtain a mixed $four.2 million for manufacturing of the Cruise AV check car.

The Spring Hill Manufacturing advanced in Tennessee is receiving a bulk of GM’s new investments in North American manufacturing. The automaker plans to spend $2 billion to start constructing totally electrical vehicles, together with the brand new Cadillac LYRIQ.

Spring Hill’s paint and physique outlets will obtain vital expansions whereas the advanced’s common manufacturing space will obtain all new gear.

Work on the Tennessee undertaking will start instantly whereas timetables for the opposite Michigan investments weren’t introduced Tuesday.

“We’re dedicated to investing within the U.S., our staff and our communities,” mentioned GM Chairman and CEO Mary Barra. “These investments underscore the success of our automobiles immediately, and our imaginative and prescient of an all-electric future.”

GM already is investing $2.2 billion on the Detroit-Hamtramck Meeting plant to start constructing an all new GMC Hummer electrical pickup truck. Now dubbed Manufacturing facility ZERO, the plant will start manufacturing in late 2021 with about 2,200 staff.

“That is excellent news for Michigan households and hardworking UAW staff, offering important momentum to our financial restoration throughout the state,” Gov. Gretchen Whitmer mentioned of the $150 million funding in Michigan.

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