US-based General Motors (GM) will shut three of the company’s full-size pickup truck assembly plants in North America next week due to the global shortage of semiconductors, according to reports.
The plants in Michigan, Indiana, and Silao, have been shut down for a second time amid the global shortage of semiconductors.
The Detroit-based automobile manufacturer has decided to shut down these assembly plants to prioritize the completion and shipping of unfinished vehicles to dealers.
While the plants in Lansing Delta Township in Michigan, which remain shut since July 19, will extend the downtime along with those at San Luis Potosi, Mexico, and Ingersoll, Canada. The closure for these plants has been extended till Aug 30 from August 23.
GM’s assembly plants in Spring Hill, Tennessee, and Ramos Arizpe, Mexico will restart production from Monday after remaining shut since July 19.