Selling car meant overtime accommodation, and some NA plants

Posted on 12/25/2014 4:47:51 PM

Christmas and New Year holidays in the North American plant to build SUV, crossover and truck several car headed Chrysler, will work overtime, showed confidence in the US market for light trucks head is still hot, 2015.

At the same time, some companies are expanding in stoppage factory assembled small cars - the demand on the US market has been the weak part of the year.

Double single production shift Chrysler Fiat five consecutive days beginning on Friday in Toledo, Ohio, two factories, who built the Jeep Wrangler, Cherokee and Wrangler change.

Jeep sales in the United States, the best record in the industry has increased by 44 percent in November this year, more than 629,000.

In North America, the assembly plant is usually between Christmas and New Year free.

. FCA plant in Belvidere, Illinois, where they join the Dodge Dart and Jeep Patriot and Compass, the programming operation within three days of one shift: Saturday, Sunday and Dec. 29.

General Motors plans to build US factories overtime in the new Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon midsize trucks.

Overtime also provide General Motors Bowling Green, Kentucky, where the Chevrolet Corvette factory built.

USA. Light truck deliveries, through new models, gasoline prices and the strengthening of economic assistance, have risen 10 percent this year to November, while car sales have risen by 1%. Overall, US light vehicle sales grew by 6%, and after setting the 2008-09 collapse of the industry rose to fifth year.

"We see a favorable economic environment to promote the level of demand for the car before the recession, including the continued gains in the labor market convergence, the past eight years, the best fuel prices low consumer confidence," John Krafcik, CEO said TrueCar. "This year has been significant in the large pickup, practicality and luxury car sales growth and revenue growth, we believe that 2015 will be even better."

Increased yield

Light vehicle production in North America is expected to reach 17.25 million, second only to 2000, production reached 17.3 million, according to the Automotive News Data Center.

Decline in natural gas prices in recent months has led some analysts to once again raise its outlook for 2015 sales and production industry.

LMC Automotive last week in North America light vehicle production increased its forecast from 2015 to 1740 million units from 17.2 million. This will mark the expected levels, from production to 2014 grew 3%, LMC said.

"Investment in the region will increase by about 50 million units of total capacity, together with a strong regional demand for vehicles is expected to produce a more positive outlook," LMC said.

Overall, 17 GM assembly plants in North America for most of the week and do not go to some or all of next week. GM also died several factories beyond January 5 device settings maintenance, upgrades and integration of production to meet market demand times.

Two large collection of plants GM, in Fort Wayne, Indiana, and Flint, Michigan, they will be down for maintenance factories week January 5, to resume production on January 12, according to two people programming knowledge.

General manager of the Fairfax assembly plant near Kansas City, Kansas, which makes the Chevrolet Malibu and Buick LaCrosse will not be used for seven consecutive weeks from today, to resume production, February 9, said sources.

GM spokesman Bill Grosz plan can not be confirmed in Fairfax downtime, but he said the plant will idle facilities maintenance and project "aimed at improving the plant's future competitiveness," including a painting new studio. He said that GM produce enough Malibus and LaCrosses in advance to meet the needs of customers stop in.

Cadillac downturn

Within two weeks of additional recovery time after January 19 transgenic plants shut down two holidays, according to the Automotive News Data Center. In Lansing, Michigan, assembly plant Cadillac ATS and CTS; and "flexible" GM's Oshawa, Ontario, factory production of the Buick Regal, Cadillac XTS, Chevrolet Camaro and Impala line.

Cadillac US auto sales have fallen 15 percent this year, while the global delivery of skating 6%.

Nissan Motor Co., the American car manufacturers this year, outperforming the market, and has no plans to leave overtime. On Tuesday the company's North American plants will go out to resume production on January 5, a spokesman said.

Toyota Motor Corp., the company has seen the light truck sales rose nearly 12 percent, also on Wednesday, their factories idle until January 4th.

Ford Motor Company, the festival is a month of downtime for the truck began next to its Kansas City plant. F-150 production stopped from Tuesday until February 15 to prepare for the construction of 2015 new design collection.

Ford Motor Company plans additional downtime in factories, many of which his car nameplate accumulation, including Fiesta, Fusion, Focus, C-Max and Lincoln MKZ.

At the same time, the workers work overtime to create the Super Duty, Escape and Lincoln MKC. Part of the plant to establish Kansas City truck traffic is also set to work overtime.

Plants in Georgia and Alabama to build Hyundai Elantra, Sonata and Santa Fe and Kia Optima and Sorento, scheduled overtime, and, according to the Automotive News Data Center.

Mitsubishi plans to work overtime in a normal, Illinois, where the crossover Outlander Sport is to build a factory. Car sales rise 25 percent this year to 28,299, which helps deliver Mitsubishi United States grew by 27 percent of the total.

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