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GM’s Oshawa, Canada, plant starts second shift to meet demand for Chevy Silverado HD

“And with a new, varied workforce that involves more women in generation roles, the affect of an inclusive lifestyle is quickly apparent the moment you move inside of the plant,” Bell explained.

GM Canada obtained more than 13,000 resumes for the accessible employment. Above three months final spring, GM place about 5,000 candidates by way of doorway constructing. 

For the time currently being, Oshawa is the only plant in GM’s portfolio to solely create Chevrolet — and not GMC-badged — pickups. It will also be the automaker’s only truck plant capable of building both weighty- and gentle-responsibility vans. For now, the manufacturing unit is only manufacturing Silverado High definition.

The automaker builds pickups at 3 other dedicated factories in North The us. In pre-pandemic 2019, GM amenities in Flint, Mich., and Fort Wayne, Ind., developed about 185,000 and 300,000 pickups, respectively, although its plant in Silao, Mexico, developed 365,000, in accordance to the Automotive News Investigate & Information Center.