GM to restart creation, hold other vegetation idle amid chip shortage

Normal Motors verified Wednesday that it will resume its generation of whole-dimension pickups commencing Monday, but it will keep its midsize SUV plants idled.

GM, like all automakers, faces a global scarcity of semiconductor chips employed in a selection of vehicle parts that is hampering production.

But the automaker reported its Flint Assembly plant, which builds the Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra whole-dimensions weighty duty pickups, will return to complete creation on Monday. It was running on just one shift this 7 days.

GM builds its light-duty complete-sizing pickups at Fort Wayne Assembly in Indiana and Silao Assembly in Mexico. Equally were idled this 7 days and will restart Monday.

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But GM’s midsize SUV crops, including Lansing Delta Township Assembly, which builds the Chevrolet Traverse and the Buick Enclave SUVs, will add an further 7 days of downtime starting Monday. GM also builds midsize SUVs at Spring Hill Assembly in Tennessee and Ramos Assembly in Mexico.