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GM extends downtime in Kansas, adds curbs at Michigan plant

General Motors has extended downtime at Fairfax Assembly in Kansas through at least July 5 and will curtail production at Lansing Grand River in Michigan beginning next week, the automaker said Monday.

Production at Fairfax, which builds the Cadillac XT4 and Chevrolet Malibu, has been down since Feb. 8 because of the global microchip shortage.

Lansing Grand River Assembly, which builds the Chevy Camaro and Cadillac CT4 and CT5, resumed production Monday after being down since March 15. But GM will shut down production at the plant again the week of May 10 through the week of June 28, except to support limited 2022 Cadillac CT4-V Blackwing and CT5-V Blackwing preproduction volume in June, GM said.

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