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General Motors to Invest $290 Million in Bowling Green Assembly Plant

Plant to upgrade vehicle assembly operations with new technologies and processes General Motors announced today that it will invest $290 million into the Bowling Green Assembly plant. The project will help employees continue improving build quality of the iconic Corvette and give the company greater manufacturing flexibility. This investment together with the technology and manufacturing …

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First 2016 Admiral Blue Corvette Delivered

On Tuesday, May 31 the National Corvette Museum delivered their first 2016 Admiral Blue Corvette. The car was optioned with R8C Delivery by owner Scott Sloan of Battle Creek, Michigan. It was Scott’s second Museum Delivery, and his second Corvette. The first was a 2006 Lemans Blue Coupe.  “I really like the medium blue,” said …

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GM Design Chief Ed Welburn To Retire July 1

Ed Welburn, vice president of General Motors Global Design, told employees today he will retire effective July 1, following a 44-year career with the company. Michael Simcoe, a 33-year veteran of GM Design and vice president of GM International Design, based in Australia and Korea, has been selected to succeed Welburn. He will be the …

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Chevrolet Corvette Plant Gets $439 Million in Upgrades

New, environment-friendly paint shop drives efficient production, retains 150 jobs After almost a year of construction work at the GM Bowling Green Assembly Plant, the construction crew gathered to see the final steel beam of the new paint shop installed. “The new paint shop means the continued production of cars here in Bowling Green,” said …

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Museum to Manage General Motors Bowling Green Corvette Assembly Tours

The National Corvette Museum, a 501 (c)(3) educational nonprofit, has assumed the responsibility of managing public tours of the General Motors Bowling Green Corvette Assembly Plant and the transition will take place over the next few weeks. As part of the change, tours will be available every 15 minutes beginning at 8:30am CT with the …

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