GM Canada will close a plant in Oshawa
A Oshawa, General Motors has two assembly plants very famous, namely complex No. 1 (Flexible) and No. 2 (Consolidated).
No complex 1 ensures the production of models:
Buick Regal, Regal GS and Regal eAssist;
Chevrolet Camaro coupe and convertible.
At the latter will add the assembly of the Cadillac XTS 2013 and the Chevrolet Impala 2013.
No complex 2 ensures the production of models:
This is the place that closed its doors in 2013. Thus, the production of the next version of the Chevrolet Impala will be directed to the Detroit-Hamtranck plant that had been closed a lasuite the disappearance of the Saturn brand, while Chevrolet Equinox will be assembled at the plant in Spring Hill, Tennessee.
By this decision, it is 2,000 workers who will lose their boulo t in Canada, while 2,500 jobs will be created by the reopening of the American factory.
Remember that this plant was closed in 2009 after the financial woes of GM in 2008. However, thanks to the battles fought by the Union of Canadian Auto Workers, the plant could remain open.
This time, the powerful United Auto Workers union, which took precedence over the Canadian Union of automobiles.
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