To observe the holidays, all General Motors North American assembly factories

will be closed for the week of December 25th, 2023. 

The General, on the other hand, has indicated that the Christmas closure would be extended

 the GM Fort Wayne factory in Indiana, which manufactures the Chevy Silverado 1500 

GMC Sierra 1500, as well as the GM Oshawa facility in Canada, which manufactures

According to The Detroit News, the two plants that manufacture the Detroit-based 

automaker's full-size pickup trucks would remain idle for the week of January 1st

 2024 for maintenance and engineering initiatives.

As a result, workers at the Fort Wayne factory will be temporarily laid off during

While we know temporary layoffs can be challenging, we need to minimize future 

 line breakdowns and increase our efficiencies,” Fort Wayne Executive 

“This downtime provides the time we need to complete many of these projects.”