GM to Invest $21M for 2011 Light-Duty Crew Cab Production
FLINT, MI - General Motors Company will invest more than $21 million to produce the 2011 Chevrolet light-duty crew cab at the GM Flint Assembly plant in Flint, Mich., beginning in mid-2010, the automaker announced in a statement.
GM Flint Assembly is GM's sole producer of GM's heavy-duty crew cab trucks, the Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra, in addition to producing the heavy-duty regular cab Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra.
With the new development, both heavy-duty and light-duty trucks for General Motors Company will be produced on the same assembly line. Construction at Flint Assembly is slated to begin in the fourth quarter of 2009 and production is scheduled to begin in July 2010.
The 2010 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra achieve best-in-class fuel economy at 15 miles per gallon in the city and 22 highway.