GM announced a $7 billion investment in Michigan manufacturing, much of which is allocated to electric vehicle production. Contains four sites, but the key element is the new battery Expand future production by converting the Lansing cell plant and existing GM facilities into the Orion Township Chevrolet Silverard EV and its GMC Sierra siblings.
GM claims this is the largest investment announcement in the company’s history and will create 4,000 new jobs. It also establishes that 1,000 jobs will be maintained.
“We are building on the positive reaction and reservation from consumers to the recent launch and debut of electric vehicles. GMC Hummer EV, Cadillac lyric, Chevrolet Equinox EV When Chevrolet Silverado EV”, said the CEO of GM. Maria Barra..
GM says the Orion expansion and new battery plant will support full growth Electric truck Production capacity is 600,000 units. It will be added to Detroit’s Factory Zero facility, which will also build the Electric Silverado and Sierra.
The Orion Township factory is now Chevrolet Bolt EV and EUV, and continues to do so during the conversion of the plant. GM did not indicate what would happen to the Bolt after the conversion was complete, or if everything would continue to be built with the Orion. It does not use the Ultium vehicle architecture.
GM plans to make other EV models at three other plants under construction or remodeling. It is found in Spring Hill, Tennessee, Ingersoll, Ontario, and Ramos Arispe, Mexico. GM says it has the capacity to produce 1 million electric cars by 2025.
Installation of Ultium Cells Lansing with GM LG Energy Solutions. GM says it will create 1,700 jobs on its own when fully operational by the second half of 2024. Two other GM Ultium Cells battery plants are currently under construction in the United States, one in Ohio and the other in Tennessee.
Not all of the $7 billion investment is going into electric vehicles. He also announced that a total of $510 million will be used to upgrade the Lansing Delta Township Assembly to create the next generation.
Chevrolet Traverse When Buick Enclave.. The money will also be used to upgrade the Lansing Grand River assembly. It is currently Cadillac CT4, Cadillac CT5 when Chevrolet Camaro, however, GM’s release did not mention them, simply “the investment is for plant upgrades”. That’s probably not a good thing for Camaro mania.