GM plant in Oshawa received't produce redesigned 2019 GMC Sierra, Chevy Silverado

UPDATED: 12/20/17 2:22 pm ET – corrected

Editor’s observe: GM is upgrading the consolidated line at its Oshawa meeting plant. An earlier model of this story referred to the inaccurate line being upgraded.

Common Motors Canada will certainly assemble the GMC Sierra and Chevrolet Silverado at its Oshawa plant, however they received’t be the redesigned 2019 fashions.

GM unveiled the sleeker, extra aerodynamic 2019 Silverado on Saturday in Texas.

As an alternative, the plant will end assembling and paint outgoing 2018 fashions shipped to Oshawa from Fort Wayne, Ind., for the foreseeable future.

“Oshawa can be constructing present mannequin (K2) pickups that helps us meet buyer demand whereas we’re in transition to next-generation (T1) pickups,” GM Canada spokeswoman Jennifer Wright wrote in an e mail to Automotive Information Canada. “This technique will assist us meet buyer demand as we transition our manufacturing and introduce our thrilling new fashions into the market beginning later in 2018.

“The size of this system in Oshawa can be depending on market demand.”

Wright stated GM CEO Mary Barra not too long ago advised buyers she expects Oshawa to supply 60,000 vans a yr.

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