Four of GM’s US-based plants will be affected: Fort Wayne, Indiana; Wentzville, Missouri; Spring Hill, Tennessee; and Lansing, Michigan. Four other factories in Mexico and Canada will also go dark for several weeks as GM works to shore up its supply of chips.
Is GM still closing plants?
GM shutting down production at most of its plants in North America.
What vehicles is GM getting rid of?
The automaker is focused on electric vehicles and wants to be completely carbon-neutral by 2040. GM CEO Mary Barra announced a bold plan to phase out gas- and diesel-powered vehicles by 2035.
Is GM affected by chip shortage?
21, 2020. General Motors’ vehicle sales and production will be hit harder by the global chip shortage during the second half of the year than it previously expected, its finance chief said Friday. That reduction is double the 100,000 units that was expected when GM reported second-quarter earnings in August.
Is GM moving to China?
SHANGHAI (Reuters) – General Motors Co GM. N plans to sell full-size sport-utility vehicle (SUV) models in China for the first time, and will import a range of models to beef up its product lineup into the world’s biggest car market, its China chief told Reuters.
How many plants is GM shutting down?
GM is following rival carmakers by shutting down some production lines because of the global semiconductor shortage. General Motors said Thursday that it is cutting production in eight plants across North America.
What plants are closing in GM?
GM announced on Monday that it was closing three North American car plants – in Oshawa , Ontario, Lordstown , Ohio, and the Hamtramck plant in Detroit – and two additional facilities in Warren, Michigan, and Baltimore, Maryland.
Which are GM plants closing?
According to a GM press release, the factories scheduled to be closed are: Oshawa Assembly in Oshawa, Ontario, Canada. Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly in Detroit, Michigan. Lordstown Assembly in Warren, Ohio.
Is GM shutting down plants?
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Why did GM shut down?
GM said on Friday that it expects four of its U.S. assembly plants to be closed for two weeks beginning on April 25 because of parts shortages. The earthquakes damaged factories belonging to key auto-industry suppliers, leading to temporary shortages of a few key parts. Apparently, GM is one of the customers affected.