Auto Assembly Plant Restarts  – Yes, Maybe and Unknown

FCA, GM, and Volkswagen announced planned to restart production at four plants during the week of 31 May 2020.

Ken Zino of on Auto Assembly Plant Restarts

Click to Enlarge.Courtesy of the Center for Automotive Research.

FCA’s Belvidere Assembly Plant in Belvidere, Illinois is scheduled to begin production on 1 June at an estimated weekly production capacity of 6,430.

GM announced plans to restart production at its plants in Arlington, Texas and Fairfax, Kansas. They will begin production with one shift.

Volkswagen said its plants located in Puebla, Mexico, is scheduled to begin production during this week at a weekly production capacity of 15,309 units.

The following table depicts automakers who previously announced restart dates before the week of 20 May 2020 that have not publicly confirmed the restart of their operations.

Ken Zino of on Unverified Plant Restarts This table also includes automakers who have not disclosed a specific date to restart their assembly plants. Courtesy of the Center for Automotive Research. 

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