GM’s $450M investment in next-generation Volt hints at grand plans
Initially reported by The Detroit News on Sunday, this afternoon GM formally announced the infusion of $449 million for the Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly Plant and Brownstown Township battery assembly facility. Said Gerald Johnson, GM’s vice president of North American Manufacturing:
“These investments will help the next-generation Chevrolet Volt build on its position as the leader in electrified propulsion.”
Detroit-Hamtramck and Brownstown are best known as the facilities responsible for producing the Chevrolet Volt and its foreign cousins as well as its luxury sibling, the Cadillac ELR. Detroit-Hamtramck also produces the Chevrolet Malibu and Impala.