FLINT – An improving economy that is driving commercial activity, such as housing starts, lies at the heart of General Motors Co.’s decision to add a third shift at its heavy-duty truck plant here. “It’s a good sign,” Mark Reuss, president-North American operations, says of demand for the new-for-’11 Chevy Silverado and GMC Sierra pickups. “The popularity demonstrated over the last few months is telling us we need” a third shift, he tells Ward’s after announcing the extra production ...

Premium Content (PAID Subscription Required)

"Printer-friendly" is part of the paid WardsAuto Premium content. You must log in with Premium credentials in order to access this article. Premium paid subscribers also gain access to:

All of WardsAuto's reliable, in-depth industry reporting and analysis
Hundreds of downloadable data tables including:
• Global sales and production data by country
• U.S. model-line inventory data
• Engine and equipment installation rates
• WardsAuto's North America Plant by Platform forecast
• Product Cycle chart
• Interrelationships among major OEMs
•Medium- andheavy-duty truck volumes
•Historical data and much more!


For WardsAuto.com pricing and subscription information please contact
Lisa Williamson by email: lwilliamson@wardsauto.com or phone: (248) 799-2642

Current subscribers, please login or CLICK for support information.

Already registered? here.