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GM Adding Third Shift at Tennessee Plant

Spring Hill expands XT5, Acadia production.

by on Oct.12, 2016

GM is adding a third shift to its Spring Hills, Tennessee, plant to build more GMC Acadia and Cadillac CT5 crossovers.

General Motors has announced plans to add a third shift and 650 jobs to its Spring Hill, Tennessee, plant to increase production of the Cadillac XT5 and GMC Acadia.

The news comes on the heels of GM’s commitment to Unifor, the union representing Canadian Auto Workers, to upgrade an assembly plant in Oshawa, Ontario, outside of Toronto.

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The announcements boosting GM’s production capacity also reflect the apparent optimism of GM’s senior management, which believes sales of utility vehicles will remain steady and provide automaker with ample room to grow sales. (more…)

General Motors Investing $900 Million in Plants

Former Saturn site gets nearly $800 million in upgrades.

by on Apr.28, 2016

GM is investing nearly $800 million into its Spring Hill, Tennessee, plant as part of a larger investment plan.

General Motors plans to spend $788.7 million for an all-new, high-efficiency engine program, as well as projects to modernize the vehicle programs at its Spring Hill (Tennessee) Manufacturing Plant, creating 792 and retaining 16 jobs.

GM also announced a $118 million investment at its Bay City Powertrain facility, creating 29 and retaining 67 jobs.

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The GM announcement re-enforces a pattern of new investments in powertrain elements by domestic carmakers as the pressure mounts to meet increasingly tough standards for better fuel economy and cleaner emissions. GM isn’t alone in spending on its manufacturing operations these days. (more…)