General Motors invests $ 150 million in its production facility in Flint, Michigan, in an effort to increase production of its new Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra heavy duty trucks, the company said on Wednesday
the millions of dollars will be targeted to improving conveyors and other machines at the Flint Assembly, according to a GM release. The company predicts that updates will be completed sometime "in the first half of 2020".
The company's president, Mark Royce, advertises the quality of the aforementioned vehicles and says Flint's workforce is challenging
Chevrolet Silverado pickup is ready to give up the production line on Wednesday at the General Motors Flint Assembly plant in Flint, Michigan. Jeffrey Sauger for General Motors
"We have tremendous opportunities to develop our truckload truck business because we have invested in opportunities, productivity, innovation and capacity," Royce said.
There are no new jobs linked to the announcement on Wednesday but GM anno earlier this year that would add 1,000 workers to the plant. The Flint Assembly currently has more than 5,000 employees.
Associated Press contributed to this report.