Aug 2021

GM Idles Additional Plants

General Motors will add downtime at several crossover and sedan plants because of the global microchip shortage, the automaker said Thursday.

Lansing Delta Township Assembly: The Michigan plant will be idle for an additional two weeks. Production is expected to restart Sept. 6th. The plant, which builds the Chevy Traverse and Buick Enclave, has been down since July 19th.

Spring Hill Assembly: The Tennessee plant will be down starting Aug. 23rd. The plant, which builds the Cadillac XT5 and XT6 and the GMC Acadia, is expected to resume production Sept. 6th.

Ramos Arizpe Assembly: Production of the Chevy Blazer at the Mexico plant will be down the weeks of Aug. 23rd and Aug. 30th. GM expects to restart Blazer production Sept. 6th. The plant’s Chevy Equinox production stoppage will extend by two weeks and is expected to resume Sept. 20th.

CAMI Assembly: The Canada plant, which builds the Equinox, will take an additional two weeks of downtime and is expected to restart Sept. 20th.

San Luis Potosi Assembly: The plant in Mexico, which builds the Equinox and GMC Terrain, will add two weeks of downtime and is expected to restart Sept. 20th.

Lansing Grand River: The plant in Michigan will extend downtime of Cadillac CT4 and CT5 sedan production until Sept. 20th. Chevrolet Camaro production will not be affected, and the plant will continue limited production of the CT4-V and CT5-V Blackwing performance sedans.