General Motors to invest $918 million into 4 U.S. manufacturing plants

Jan. 23, 2023
This investment will allow GM to grow it’s electric vehicle line while also strengthening its truck and SUV business.

General Motors will invest $918 million in four manufacturing facilities in Michigan, Ohio, and New York. $854 million of the investment will be used to aid in the production of GM’s sixth generation Small Block V-8 engine, while $64 million will be used to help manufacture components for electric vehicles. According to the company, this investment will allow GM to grow it’s electric vehicle line while also strengthening its truck and SUV business.

In a recent quote, Gerald Johnson, GM executive vice president of Global Manufacturing and Sustainability, said, “Today we are announcing significant investments to strengthen our industry-leading lineup of full-size pickups and SUVs by preparing four U.S. facilities to build GM’s sixth generation Small Block V-8 engine. These investments, coupled with the hard work and dedication of our team members in Flint, Bay City, Rochester and Defiance, enable us to build world-class products for our customers and provide job security at these plants for years to come.”

UAW President Ray Curry said, “Our union celebrates the announcement of these new investments into our GM facilities which will benefit our members at Locals 659 (Flint, Michigan), 362 (Bay City, MI), 211 (Defiance, OH) and 1097 (Rochester, NY).  The skill and dedication of UAW members are a key part of GM’s success, and this investment recognizes that our members will remain a vital part of GM’s future.”

Investing in American Manufacturing - 2023

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