GM to restart production of Colorado, Canyon; crossing plants remain inactive
Fairfax Assembly will run XT4 production, but the factory’s Chevy Malibu production will be down through Oct. 29. It has been falling since February 8. GM is retooling Factory Zero in Detroit and Oshawa Assembly in Ontario. Both plants are expected to open in the fourth quarter.
Seven assembly plants in North America will remain closed next week, as planned, due to chip shortages, retooling for the model year changeover and a shortage of batteries.
Lansing Delta Township Assembly: The Michigan plant is scheduled to restart production on October 4. Production has been declining since July 19. Lansing Delta Township builds the Chevy Traverse and Buick Enclave crossovers.
Lansing Grand River Assembly: Chevy Camaro and Cadillac CT4-V Blackwing and CT5-V Blackwing production at the Michigan plant will be down through October 8. Regular production of CT4 and CT5 will also be down until October 8.
CAMI Assembly: The plant in Ingersoll, Ontario, will be closed until October 15. The factory, which builds the Equinox Chevy, has been closed since mid-July.
San Luis Potosi Assembly: The Mexican plant will be closed until October 15. San Luis Potosi builds the Equinox and GMC Terrain crossovers.
Assembly Ramos Arizpe: Chevy Blazer production at the Mexico City plant will be idle until October 8. Blazer production has been down since August 23. Production at Equinox, which has been inactive since August 16, will be down until October 15.
Assembly of Orion: The Michigan plant, which builds the Chevy Bolt EV and EUV, will be down until Oct. 15 due to battery shortages. GM recalled all bolts last month for fire hazard and plans to spend about $1 billion on the expanded recall, in addition to the $800 million spent last quarter.
spring hill: The Tennessee plant, which builds the GMC Acadia and Cadillac XT5 and XT6, is being retooled for a model change. It is expected to come back online in the fourth quarter.