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US automaker, General Motors (GM) has announced production cuts for trucks in North America and shut down two assembly plants due to the ongoing global shortage of semiconductors, according to reports.


The automaker said that its Flint Assembly plant, which produces the Chevrolet Silverado HD and GMC Sierra HD trucks, will operate on a single production shift in the week of July 26.


The Ft. Wayne Assembly plant in Indiana and the Silao Assembly plant in Mexico producing the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and GMC Sierra 1500 model trucks will be closed next week.

GM is hoping that all three plants will be able to resume production by the week of August 2.



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