November 26, 2018 / 6:48 PM / 14 days ago

Factbox: GM North America plant shutdowns could hit nearly 6,000 workers

(Reuters) - General Motors Co’s plan to close three North American assembly plants and two transmission plants next year could affect nearly 6,000 workers, according to data on GM’s media website.

FILE PHOTO: A worker installs doors on the new Chevrolet Cruze car as it moves along the assembly line at the General Motors Cruze assembly plant in Lordstown, Ohio July 22, 2011. REUTERS/Aaron Josefczyk/File Photo

Here’s a snapshot of each plant:

Lordstown (Ohio) Assembly

Opened: 1966

Employment: 1,435 hourly

Product: Chevrolet Cruze

Capacity: 300,000/year

2018 YTD Production (10 mos): 121,666, up 14%

Detroit-Hamtramck (Michigan) Assembly

Opened: 1985

Employment: 1,348 hourly

Products: Chevrolet Volt, Chevrolet Impala, Cadillac CT6, Buick LaCrosse

Capacity: 230,000

2018 YTD Production: 53,461, down 35%

Oshawa (Ontario) Assembly outside Toronto

Opened: 1953

Employment: 2,522 hourly

Products: Chevrolet Impala, Cadillac XTS, Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra

Capacity: 310,000

2018 YTD Production: 55,973, down 60%

Warren (Michigan) Transmission

Opened: 1958

Employment: 265 hourly

Product: car/crossover transmission, hybrid electric drive units

Baltimore (Maryland) Operations

Opened: 2000

Employment: 253 hourly

Product: truck transmissions

SOURCES: General Motors, Automotive News, IHS Markit

Reporting by Paul Lienert in Detroit; Editing by Nick Zieminski

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