GM Invests $167 Million in Spring Hill Plant for New Vehicles
The new programs will add to existing manufacturing operations at Spring Hill, but further details will be revealed closer to start-of-production. According to General Motors, the new investment is expected to create or retain about 1,800 jobs.
“Today’s announcement recognizes the commitment of Spring Hill employees and leadership," said Mark Reuss, president, GM North America. “As a team, they draw upon the plant's unique heritage and dedicated work force to deliver top quality for our customers.”
“I would like to thank General Motors for its confidence that the highly skilled members of UAW Local 1853 can successfully build mid-size vehicles with high quality here at Spring Hill,” said UAW Vice President Joe Ashton, who directs the union’s GM Department. “The hard work and dedication of our members once again proves that we can competitively manufacture vehicles for the future right here in Tennessee.”
Home to former Saturn brand until 2007, the Spring Hill assembly plant began production of the Chevrolet Equinox in third quarter 2012.