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REPORT: Slow Corvette sales to result in plant shutdowns through July

by Jonathon Ramsey (RSS feed) on Mar 31st, 2009 at 1:20PM

UPDATE: We just got off the phone with Andrea Hales, GM Bowling Green Assembly Communications manager, who informed us that while there will be six weeks of down time from now until the end of June, the plant actually has about 600 workers and they will continue to build 11 Corvettes per hour, not eight. Two years ago, the Chevrolet Corvette plant in Bowling Green, Kentucky housed 1,000 workers – that number is now down to 400. In order to align production with demand, those workers that remain will reportedly be getting much more time off as General Motors is idling the plant for two... Read More

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