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.”