normal motors mentioned it’ll shut its meeting plant in Fort Wayne, Indiana, the week of July 4 as a result of semiconductor limitations.
The Fort Wayne Meeting Plant produces the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and the GMC Sierra 1500. The plant is anticipated to renew manufacturing on Monday, July 11, GM mentioned in a press release Wednesday.
“Quick-term provide chain disruptions proceed to happen, which has prompted us to make this manufacturing adjustment,” the automaker mentioned. “We’re actively working with our suppliers to resolve points as they come up to fulfill pent-up buyer demand for our automobiles.”
The shutdown comes together with a number of different routine meeting plant summer time shutdowns for the week of July 4, together with the Fairfax plant in Kansas, the Bowling Inexperienced plant in Kentucky, the Spring Hill plant in Tennessee and the of Oshawa in Ontario, Canada. The Lansing Delta Township Meeting Plant in Michigan may even shut for the weeks of July 4 and 11 for launch-related downtime.
GM’s Manufacturing unit Zero plant in Detroit closed June 27 to “set up new tooling to assist expanded manufacturing of electrical automobiles.” The plant, which employs practically 800 individuals, is anticipated to renew manufacturing on July 25, GM spokesman David Barnas mentioned.