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General Motors to invest $24 million to expand truck production in Indiana

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Christian Fernsby ▼ | May 30, 2019
General Motors is making a new round of upgrades to its Fort Wayne Assembly plant to further increase production of the all-new Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and GMC Sierra 1500 pickups especially crew cab models.
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America   The work will be completed this summer
The $24 million will be invested to further enhance the plant’s conveyors and other tooling to support the increased production.

The work will be completed this summer.

With today’s announcement, GM has invested more than $1.2 billion in the plant since 2015.

Combined sales of the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and GMC Sierra 1500 crew cab pickups, which launched in the second half of 2018, were up 20 percent in the first quarter of 2019 versus a year ago.

GM is projecting another significant increase for the second quarter.

Customer deliveries of the double-cab models built in Fort Wayne began during the first quarter.