GM's Assembly Plants
Dec. 18, 1991
DETROIT (AP) _ As part of a restructuring, General Motors Corp. said it planned to close six assembly plants during the next few years in addition to four previously announced. Locations of the new closings were not disclosed.
The following notes the location of the assembly plants, followed by the vehicles made at the plants and the number of hourly employees. The four previously announced closings also are noted.
Arlington, Texas: Buick Roadmaster, Chevrolet Caprice, Cadillac Brougham; 3,200.
Baltimore: Chevrolet Astro, GMC Safari; 3,300.
Bowling Green, Ky.: Chevrolet Corvette; 990.
Detroit: Chevrolet, GMC motorhome chassis; 475.
Doraville, Ga.: Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme; 2,200.
Flint, Mich.: Buick LeSabre, Oldsmobile 88; 3,500.
Flint, Mich.: Chevrolet C-K, GMC Sierra pickups; 5,000.
Fort Wayne, Ind.: Chevrolet C-K, GMC Sierra pickups; 3,600.
Hamtramck, Mich.: Cadillac Allante, Cadillac Eldorado, Cadillac Seville, Oldsmobile Toronado, Buick Riviera; 3,000.
Janesville, Wis.: Chevrolet Blazer, GMC Jimmy, Chevrolet Suburban, GMC Suburban, Chevrolet Kodiak, GMC Topkick, Chevrolet HD3500, GMC HD3500; 4,900.
Kansas City, Kan.: Pontiac Grand Prix; 3,000.
Lansing, Mich. (two): Buick Skylark, Pontiac Grand Am, Oldsmobile Achieva; 7,400.
Linden, N.J. (closed for retooling to make Chevrolet S-10, Chevrolet Typhoon, Chevrolet S-Blazer, GMC Sonoma and GMC Yukon).
Lordstown, Ohio (closing in 1992): Chevrolet Van and Sport Van, GMC Vandura and Rally; 1,200.
Lordstown, Ohio: Chevrolet Cavalier, Pontiac Sunbird; 5,500.
Moraine, Ohio: Chevrolet S-10, GMC Sonoma, Chevrolet S-Blazer, GMC Yukon, Chevrolet Typhoon; 3,200.
North Tarrytown, N.Y.: Chevrolet Lumina APV, Oldsmobile Silhouette, Pontiac Trans Sport; 2,700.
Oklahoma City: Buick Century, Oldsmobile Ciera; 4,900.
Orion Township, Mich.: Cadillac DeVille, Cadillac Fleetwood, Oldsmobile 98; 4,500.
Oshawa, Ontario, plant No. 1: Chevrolet Lumina; 3,750.
Oshawa, Ontario, plant No. 2: Chevrolet Lumina, Buick Regal; 3,850.
Oshawa, Ontario: Chevrolet C-K, GMC Sierra; 3,100.
Pontiac, Mich., East: Chevrolet C-K, GMC Sierra; 2,900.
Pontiac, Mich., West (closing in mid-1993): Chevrolet S-10, GMC Sonoma; Chevrolet S-Blazer, GMC Yukon, Chevrolet Typhoon; 1,650.
Ramos Arizpe, Mexico: Buick Century; 6,000.
Ste. Therese, Quebec: retooling for Chevrolet Camaro and Pontiac Firebird for production in mid-1993; 2,700.
Scarborough, Ontario (closing in mid-1993): Chevrolet Van, Chevrolet Sportvan, GMC Vandura, GMC Rally; 2,400.
Shreveport, La.: Chevrolet S-10, GMC Sonoma, GMC Syclone, Chevrolet S- Blazer, GMC Yukon; 2,400.
Spring Hill, Tenn.: Saturn; 3,000.
Van Nuys, Calif. (closing in mid-1992): Chevrolet Camaro, Pontiac Firebird; 2,500.
Wentzville, Mo.: Buick Park Avenue, Oldsmobile 88, Pontiac Bonneville; 4,500.
Willow Run, Mich.: Chevrolet Caprice, Buick Roadmaster, Oldsmobile Custom Cruiser; 2,300.
Wilmington, Del.: Chevrolet Beretta, Chevrolet Corsica; 4,000.