The Spring Hill plant shall be geared up to construct the brand new Cadillac Lyriq electrical SUV, making it the third GM manufacturing unit able to constructing electrical automobiles, the automaker stated Tuesday.
The manufacturing unit at the moment builds two gasoline-powered Cadillac SUVs, the XT5 and the XT6, in addition to the GMC Acadia SUV. Manufacturing of the Acadia shall be shifted to a distinct GM manufacturing unit in Lansing, Michigan. Manufacturing of the opposite Cadillac SUVs will proceed alongside the Lyriq.
Amongst them, a $three.5 million funding in its Orion Meeting plant in Michigan. The corporate had beforehand introduced it was investing $300 million in that plant, which makes the Chevrolet Bolt EV. The Orion manufacturing unit may even make one other electrical Chevrolet mannequin sooner or later, GM stated.
“We’re dedicated to investing within the US, our staff and our communities,” stated GM Chairman and CEO Mary Barra. “These investments underscore the success of our automobiles right now, and our imaginative and prescient of an all-electric future.”