GM CEO Mary Barra: “Recent developments in North America make it clear this is the right thing to do now.”
General Motors and Fiat Chrysler (FCA) have joined Ford in shutting their North American manufacturing plants through March 30 in response to the deepening COVID-19 coronavirus crisis. The US ‘Big 3’ have all coordinated their initial response to the crisis, working with the UAW.
GM said it will begin a systematic orderly suspension of manufacturing operations in North America due to market conditions, to deep clean facilities and continue to protect people. The suspension will last until at least