General Motors Reduces North American Truck Production Due to Semiconductor Shortage

Image: Chevrolet Silverado HD.Source: General Motors

General Motors announced Wednesday that it will cut some truck production in North America due to an ongoing global semiconductor shortage.

The largest US automaker has announced that its Flint assembly plant, which manufactures the Chevrolet Silverado HD and GMC Sierra HD trucks, will operate in one production shift a week on July 26th.

GM said the fort. The Wayne assembly plant in Indiana, which manufactures the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and GMC Sierra 1500 model trucks, will be idle next week.

Mexico’s GM Silao assembly plant, which also manufactures the Chevrolet Silverado 1500, Cheyenne and GMC Sierra 1500, will also shut down production next week.

All three plants will resume normal production in the week of August 2.


Source: Reuters

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