Corvette Assembly Plant Extends Shut Down Until End of February

Corvette Assembly Plant Extends Shut Down Until End of February

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The Bowling Green Assembly Plant

GM Announced the closing of some 20+ facilities across North America including the Corvette Assembly Plant in Bowling Green. The plant will be closed the day before Christmas and is not expected to restart until mid-February. Tours of the Bowling Green Assembly Plant have been suspended until early March.

The Corvette plant had been expected to be shut down through the first week of January to allow for constriction in the supply as monthly sales of Corvettes continue to be running 50% less than the same time period in 2007. The plant employs 800 workers.

“You know the impact will be felt in the community,” said UAW Local 2164 President Eldon Renaud. “Those are 800 people who won’t be getting regular paychecks. If they’re off any length of time, it’s going to be reflected in their bill payments.”

Bowling Green Daily News
Photo Credit: Joe Imel/BG Daily News

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