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GM extends downtime at Kansas plant, limits Lansing operations starting May 10

DETROIT — Normal Motors has extended downtime at Fairfax Meeting in Kansas by way of at the least July 5 and may curtail manufacturing at Lansing Grand River in Michigan beginning subsequent week, the automaker acknowledged Monday.

Manufacturing at Fairfax, which builds the Cadillac XT4 and Chevrolet Malibu, has been down since Feb. 8 because of the worldwide microchip shortage.

Lansing Grand River Meeting, which builds the Chevy Camaro and Cadillac CT4 and CT5, resumed manufacturing Monday after being down since March 15. However GM will shut down manufacturing on the plant as soon as extra the week of Could 10 by way of the week of June 28, moreover to assist restricted 2022 Cadillac CT4-V Blackwing and CT5-V Blackwing preproduction amount in June, GM acknowledged.

Industrywide, the chip catastrophe eradicated 121,000 autos from the North America manufacturing schedule closing week, consistent with AutoForecast Options’ tally. GM misplaced 79,600 autos.

Greater than 12,700 autos have been deleted from manufacturing plans closing week at Lansing Grand River, and larger than 24,000 have been eradicated from Fairfax.

GM moreover extended downtime at CAMI Meeting in Ingersoll, Ontario, until at the least the week of June 28. The plant has been down since Feb. 8. CAMI misplaced 17,000 Chevy Equinox compact crossovers closing week, AutoForecast Options acknowledged.

Ramos Arizpe Meeting in Mexico, which builds the Chevy Blazer and Equinox, will most likely be down this week by way of the week of Could 24.

San Luis Potosi Meeting, moreover in Mexico, will take downtime the weeks of Could 17 and 24. It builds the Equinox, Chevy Onix and GMC Terrain.

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