GM moving Chevrolet Camaro production to the U.S.

GM is all about being patriotic today. Along with the announcement that it will be buying its common stock back from the U.S. treasury, the Detroit automaker announced today that the next-generation Chevrolet Camaro will be assembled at the Lansing Grand River (LGR) Assembly Plant in Lansing, Michigan – United States.

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Why? “Lower capital investment and improved production efficiencies were key factors in the business case,” GM said in a statement. “The Camaro is the only rear-wheel drive (RWD) vehicle built at Oshawa. Assembling the next-generation Camaro at LGR consolidates the RWD assembly with the Cadillac CTS and ATS. As a result, GM will continue to deliver top-quality vehicles as efficiently as possible.”

GM said that it will still continue to meet production targets agreed with the Canadian and Ontario

The Buick Regal will continue to be produced there as well and will later be joined by the Cadillac XTS and the next-generation Chevrolet Impala scheduled to launch in 2013.

– By: Omar Rana