Another car to be built at Oshawa? - ModernCamaro.com - 5th Generation Camaro Enthusiasts
Automotive Industry News For General Auto Industry news other than Camaro.

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 4 Old 06-06-2008, 01:05 PM Thread Starter
Supporter of common sense
 
OverAnxious's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Posts: 9,152
  
Another car to be built at Oshawa?

Source: Reuters

DETROIT, June 6 (Reuters) - General Motors Corp ( said on Friday it was in very early discussions with the Canadian Auto Workers union about adding another model to its car plant in Oshawa, Ontario, after deciding to close a nearby truck plant.

The discussions about a potential third car for the Oshawa car production line, earmarked to make the Chevrolet Camaro and a still unnamed second car, began this week after GM announced it was closing its truck plant in Oshawa, said Stew Low, a spokesman for GM Canada.

The CAW has protested GM's decision to close the Oshawa truck plant in 2009, saying it violates a just-ratified labor contract. CAW President Buzz Hargrove and GM Chief Executive Rick Wagoner met on Friday at GM's headquarters in Detroit. (Reporting by Soyoung Kim and Kevin Krolicki; editing by John Wallace)

Joe :: Over Anxious 67 Camaro RS/SS L78
5thgenblog.com // Michigan Classics
Chevrolet Camaro in Transformers // My ebaY auctions

Hot Rod Search Google searches for gearheads!
OverAnxious is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 4 Old 06-06-2008, 01:21 PM
www.camaroscotty.com
 
Camaro Scotty's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: www.heiserchevroletcadillac.com
Posts: 5,298
  
Garage
Volt? or maybe the Beat, Groove, or Trax???


http://www.camaroscotty.com
YAHOO IM:
CamaroScotty / FACEBOOK: Camaro Scotty
Camaro Scotty is offline  
post #3 of 4 Old 06-06-2008, 01:38 PM
Banned
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Posts: 4,153
  
Seriously, WTF can a union do if plants need to be closed because the product produced at that plant isn't selling. F'n unions piss me the hell off.
Devryn is offline  
 
post #4 of 4 Old 06-06-2008, 01:44 PM
ModernCamaro.com Founder / Former Camaro Disciple
 
OctaneZ28's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Chicagoland, IL
Posts: 11,842
           
I'm pretty sure that the Volt is already green-lighted for production at the Lordstown plant along side the Chevy Cobalt, the Pontiac G5, and the new compact car (with the Turbo 1.4L 4-cyl).

Of the "Chevrolet Triplets" the Beat is the only one that is greenlighted for production. I would assume that either the sub-compact chassis (Chevy Aveo, Pontiac G3) or the compact Delta chassis (Chevy Cobalt, Pontiac G5, Chevy Volt) would be used for that car.

So I have no educated guess at what this car will be, unless they will keep building large front-wheel drive cars on the W chassis, and add a car to that chassis.

2001 Camaro Z28 H/C/I LH6 A4 3.42

Like ModernCamaro.com on Facebook!
OctaneZ28 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the ModernCamaro.com - 5th Generation Camaro Enthusiasts forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome