GM announces single largest investment ever, supports its drive for EV leadership
The $7 billion investment in Michigan will make Orion Assembly the second U.S. plant building the electric Chevrolet Silverado EV and GMC Sierra and build the third U.S. Ultium Cells battery manufacturing plant — for more than 1 million in EV unit capacity in North America by the end of 2025.
General Motors Co. announced yesterday an investment of more than $7 billion in four Michigan manufacturing sites — the single largest investment announcement in the company’s history — that significantly increases its battery cell and electric truck manufacturing capacity. The new resources will be used to convert the assembly plant in Orion Township, MI, for production of the all-electric Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra, GM’s second assembly plant scheduled to build full-size electric pickups, and construct a new Ultium Cells battery cell plant in Lansing, MI.
“Today we are taking the next step in our continuous work to establish GM’s EV leadership by making investments in our vertically integrated battery production in the U.S., and our North American EV production capacity,” said Mary Barra, GM Chair and CEO. “We are building on the positive consumer response and reservations for our recent EV launches and debuts including GMC Hummer EV, Cadillac Lyriq, Chevrolet Equ
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