Report: GM president expected to announce $150 million investment at Flint Assembly

A 2020 Chevrolet Silverado HD being built Thursday, January 24, 2019 at General Motors Flint Assembly in Flint, Michigan. (Photo by John F. Martin for Chevrolet)
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FLINT (WJRT) (6/11/2019) - General Motors President Mark Reuss is expected to announce a $150 million investment into the Flint Assembly plant, according to Auto News.

GM has confirmed Reuss is coming to Flint for an announcement Wednesday, but the company is not offering clues about what he plans to discuss.

Auto News said he will announce a $150 million investment into the plant to boost production of full-size pickup trucks assembled there. The magazine cites sources with knowledge of the plans.

Reuss' the announcement is scheduled for around 11 a.m. inside the Flint Assembly plant.

Reuss previously was in Flint on Feb. 5, when he unveiled the new 2020 Chevrolet Silverado HD pickup truck manufactured at Flint Assembly. He also announced the plant would receive 1,000 relocated jobs from now-closed GM plants.

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Flint Assembly opened in 1947 as part of the post-World War II boom in manufacturing. Workers have produced more than 13 million vehicles in the plant since then.

Currently, the plant builds heavy duty Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra pickup trucks, along with light duty Silverados.

Watch ABC12 News on air and online Wednesday for full coverage of the announcement.