GM extends downtime at Kansas plant, limits Lansing operations starting May 10

DETROIT — General Motors has prolonged downtime at Fairfax Assembly in Kansas via at least July 5 and can curtail manufacturing at Lansing Grand River in Michigan starting subsequent week, the automaker stated Monday.

Production at Fairfax, which builds the Cadillac XT4 and Chevrolet Malibu, has been down since Feb. 8 due to the worldwide microchip scarcity.

Lansing Grand River Assembly, which builds the Chevy Camaro and Cadillac CT4 and CT5, resumed manufacturing Monday after being down since March 15. But GM will shut down manufacturing at the plant once more the week of May 10 via the week of June 28, besides to help restricted 2022 Cadillac CT4-V Blackwing and CT5-V Blackwing preproduction quantity in June, GM stated.

Industrywide, the chip disaster eradicated 121,000 autos from the North America manufacturing schedule final week, in line with AutoForecast Solutions’ tally. GM lost 79,600 autos.

More than 12,700 autos have been deleted from manufacturing plans final week at Lansing Grand River, and greater than 24,000 have been eradicated from Fairfax.

GM additionally prolonged downtime at CAMI Assembly in Ingersoll, Ontario, till at least the week of June 28. The plant has been down since Feb. 8. CAMI lost 17,000 Chevy Equinox compact crossovers final week, AutoForecast Solutions stated.

Ramos Arizpe Assembly in Mexico, which builds the Chevy Blazer and Equinox, will probably be down this week via the week of May 24.

San Luis Potosi Assembly, additionally in Mexico, will take downtime the weeks of May 17 and 24. It builds the Equinox, Chevy Onix and GMC Terrain.

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