July 14, 2015

GM invests US$ 1.4-billion for Arlington Assembly Plant upgrades

In its largest single plant investment in the US this year, General Motors announced US$ 1.4-billion for a range of improvements to its Arlington Assembly Plant to more competitively produce high-quality full-size SUVs.

The investment allows the plant to be reconfigured with
a new paint shop, body shop and general assembly area upgrades. Construction is expected to begin this summer and take approximately three years to complete. Production schedules for Chevrolet Tahoes and Suburbans, GMC Yukons and Yukon XLs and Cadillac Escalades will be unaffected by the construction.

"This super-sized investment reflects GM’s commitment to our full-size SUV customers who expect nothing but the absolute best from us and their vehicles," said Cathy Clegg, Vice-President, GM North America Manufacturing and Labor Relations. "Today's investment will contribute to Arlington Assembly's winning tradition marked by strong customer focus, innovative thinking and teamwork."


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