GM to double output at two Brazilian plants, continue monitoring chip shortage

General Motors will double production in two of its Brazilian plants by introducing a second work shift, despite an ongoing global semiconductor chip shortage, the United States-based company’s local branch said on Wednesday September 22.

The automaker’s unit in São Caetano do Sul, a city in Brazil’s southeastern São Paulo state, will begin a second work shift on September 27. A second unit in Gravataí, in the southern Rio Grande do Sul state, will do the same on October 4, the company said.

Both join a manufacturing complex in São Paulo’s São José...


Renato Rostás

September 23, 2021

16:35 GMT

São Paulo