A short while ago, GM CEO Mary Barra announced outside of the Powertrain Build Center at the Bowling Green Corvette Assembly Plant, that a second shift will be added in order to support expected demand and production of the 2020 C8 Mid-Engine Corvette.
Update: Second Shift to be Added at Bowling Green Assembly in Support of Mid-Engine Corvette According to local news, GM is set to make a major announcement tomorrow, April 25th, regarding the Bowling Green Corvette Assembly Plant. GM CEO, Mary Barra, and Gerald Johnson, GM Executive Vice President of Global manufacturing along with members of […]
While the first three hundred 1953 Corvettes were built in Flint, Michigan, the St Louis Corvette Assembly Plant became the permanent home of the Corvette for 27 years before moving to it’s current residence in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Over the years, the St. Louis Corvette Assembly plant became one of the oldest and most out […]
According to the Bowling Green Daily News, the Corvette Assembly Plant is scheduled to re-open November 6th. Over the summer, the Corvette assembly line was completely dismantled and rebuilt in order to improve efficiency, flexibility and re-route the Corvette’s body panels through the new paint shop that is at the opposite side of the building […]
Last night, news broke that GM would stop taking orders on 2018 Corvettes at the end of November and start accepting orders for the 2019 model year. We reached out to GM for verification and below is their response: “The 19MY order guide will be published 11/20, and the first DOSP will be 11/30 (Nov […]
GM released sales figures for the month of April this morning, and Corvette sales continued on a downward trend for last month. A total of 2,756 Corvettes were delivered last month as compared to 3,142 Corvettes delivered the same time last year. That’s a difference of 386 sold units, or a 12.3% decline. A total […]
By now, everyone has pretty much heard that the Bowling Green Corvette Assembly Plant will be shutting down for at least a couple of months after 2017 Corvette production comes to an end in June. In January, GM announced that it would be temporarily shutting down 15 of its assembly plants due to a glut […]
From the National Corvette Museum: February 9, 2017 1962 Corvette is the last of three to be restored, visitors can watch on-going work Three years ago, on February 12, 2014, viewers tuning in to their morning news witnessed and heard an almost unbelievable story – a sinkhole had opened inside the National Corvette Museum in […]