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  • UPDATED: 10/12/17 2:07 pm ET - adds details DETROIT -- General Motors plans to scale back production and temporarily shutter an assembly plant in Detroit through the end of the year amid a slump in car demand across the industry. The automaker will idle its Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant for six weeks beginning in mid-November, according to a source familiar with the plans. The downtime will begin the week of Nov. 13, which had been previously scheduled. It will be followed by five additional weeks that will idle the plant through the holiday shutdown at the end of December. The move, first reported by The Wall Street Journal, will mean lay offs for roughly 1,500 workers who build the Buick LaCrosse, Cadillac CT6, Chevrolet Impala and Chevrolet Volt -- all sedans with relatively high inventories. GM, in an emailed statement, confirmed it “will be making schedule adjustments to keep supply and demand in balance,” including the plant operating under a reduced production sche..

    GM to idle Detroit-Hamtramck car plant for 6 weeks, cut output

    UPDATED: 10/12/17 2:07 pm ET - adds details DETROIT -- General Motors plans to scale back production and temporarily shutter an assembly plant in Detroit through the end of the year amid a slump in car demand across the industry. The automaker will idle its Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant for six weeks beginning in mid-November, according to a source familiar with the plans. The downtime will begin the week of Nov. 13, which had been previously scheduled. It will be followed by five additional weeks that will idle the plant through the holiday shutdown at the end of December. The move, first reported by The Wall Street Journal, will mean lay offs for roughly 1,500 workers who build the Buick LaCrosse, Cadillac CT6, Chevrolet Impala and Chevrolet Volt -- all sedans with relatively high inventories. GM, in an emailed statement, confirmed it “will be making schedule adjustments to keep supply and demand in balance,” including the plant operating under a reduced production sche..
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  • UPDATED: 10/12/17 2:07 pm ET - adds details DETROIT -- General Motors plans to scale back production and temporarily shutter an assembly plant in Detroit through the end of the year amid a slump in car demand across the industry. The automaker will idle its Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant for six weeks beginning in mid-November, according to a source familiar with the plans. The downtime will begin the week of Nov. 13, which had been previously scheduled. It will be followed by five additional weeks that will idle the plant through the holiday shutdown at the end of December. The move, first reported by The Wall Street Journal, will mean lay offs for roughly 1,500 workers who build the Buick LaCrosse, Cadillac CT6, Chevrolet Impala and Chevrolet Volt -- all sedans with relatively high inventories. GM, in an emailed statement, confirmed it “will be making schedule adjustments to keep supply and demand in balance,” including the plant operating under a reduced production sche..

    GM to idle Detroit-Hamtramck car plant for 6 weeks, cut output

    UPDATED: 10/12/17 2:07 pm ET - adds details DETROIT -- General Motors plans to scale back production and temporarily shutter an assembly plant in Detroit through the end of the year amid a slump in car demand across the industry. The automaker will idle its Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant for six weeks beginning in mid-November, according to a source familiar with the plans. The downtime will begin the week of Nov. 13, which had been previously scheduled. It will be followed by five additional weeks that will idle the plant through the holiday shutdown at the end of December. The move, first reported by The Wall Street Journal, will mean lay offs for roughly 1,500 workers who build the Buick LaCrosse, Cadillac CT6, Chevrolet Impala and Chevrolet Volt -- all sedans with relatively high inventories. GM, in an emailed statement, confirmed it “will be making schedule adjustments to keep supply and demand in balance,” including the plant operating under a reduced production sche..
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  • UPDATED: 10/12/17 10:25 am ET - adds details DETROIT -- General Motors plans to scale back production at its Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant and idle about 1,500 workers, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday, citing sources familiar with the plan. The company plans to shut the factory for about six weeks from mid-November, and cut production by roughly 20 percent once operations resume, the Journal reported. The move will cost about 200 workers their jobs. General Motors declined to comment. The Detroit Hamtramck plant builds the Buick LaCrosse, Cadillac CT6, Chevrolet Impala and Chevrolet Volt. Supplies of those vehicles reported by the Automotive News Data Center, as of Oct. 1: • Buick LaCrosse: 284 days, down from 286 on Sept. 1 • Cadillac CT6: 106 days, down from 145 on Sept. 1 • Chevrolet Impala: 67 days, up from 49 on Sept. 1 • Chevrolet Volt: 107 days, up from 97 on Sept. 1 Both GM and rival Ford Motor Co. have worked for most of this year to rein in high ..

    GM to idle Detroit-Hamtramck plant for 6 weeks, cut production, report says

    UPDATED: 10/12/17 10:25 am ET - adds details DETROIT -- General Motors plans to scale back production at its Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant and idle about 1,500 workers, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday, citing sources familiar with the plan. The company plans to shut the factory for about six weeks from mid-November, and cut production by roughly 20 percent once operations resume, the Journal reported. The move will cost about 200 workers their jobs. General Motors declined to comment. The Detroit Hamtramck plant builds the Buick LaCrosse, Cadillac CT6, Chevrolet Impala and Chevrolet Volt. Supplies of those vehicles reported by the Automotive News Data Center, as of Oct. 1: • Buick LaCrosse: 284 days, down from 286 on Sept. 1 • Cadillac CT6: 106 days, down from 145 on Sept. 1 • Chevrolet Impala: 67 days, up from 49 on Sept. 1 • Chevrolet Volt: 107 days, up from 97 on Sept. 1 Both GM and rival Ford Motor Co. have worked for most of this year to rein in high ..
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  • DETROIT -- General Motors plans to scale back production at its Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant and idle about 1,500 workers, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday, citing sources familiar with the plan. The company plans to shut the factory for about six weeks from mid-November, and cut production by roughly 20 percent once operations resume, the Journal eported. The move will cost about 200 workers their jobs. General Motors declined to comment. The Detroit Hamtramck plant builds the Buick LaCrosse, Cadillac CT6, Chevrolet Impala and Chevrolet Volt. Supplies of those vehicles reported by the Automotive News Data Center, as of Oct. 1: • Buick LaCrosse: 284 days, down from 286 on Sept. 1 • Cadillac CT6: 106 days, down from 145 on Sept. 1 • Chevrolet Impala: 67 days, up from 49 on Sept. 1 • Chevrolet Volt: 107 days, up from 97 on Sept. 1

    GM to idle Detroit-Hamtramck plant for 6 weeks, cut production

    DETROIT -- General Motors plans to scale back production at its Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant and idle about 1,500 workers, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday, citing sources familiar with the plan. The company plans to shut the factory for about six weeks from mid-November, and cut production by roughly 20 percent once operations resume, the Journal eported. The move will cost about 200 workers their jobs. General Motors declined to comment. The Detroit Hamtramck plant builds the Buick LaCrosse, Cadillac CT6, Chevrolet Impala and Chevrolet Volt. Supplies of those vehicles reported by the Automotive News Data Center, as of Oct. 1: • Buick LaCrosse: 284 days, down from 286 on Sept. 1 • Cadillac CT6: 106 days, down from 145 on Sept. 1 • Chevrolet Impala: 67 days, up from 49 on Sept. 1 • Chevrolet Volt: 107 days, up from 97 on Sept. 1
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