Detroit based automobile leader General Motors will invest $175 million with Isuzu to build an all-new, diesel engine components plant in Brookville, Ohio.
Details provided below:
- GM and Isuzu will invest through its DMAX joint venture for new Ohio plant.
- The DMAX is a joint venture, 60% owned by GM, 40% owned by Isuzu Diesel Services of America. DMAX at present provides employment opportunity to around 900 people.
- The new expansion of GM will create more than 100 new manufacturing jobs at the Brookville site. The Ohio facility will be completed by the end of 2020.
- The 251,000 square-foot Brookville facility would expand the production of critical engine components for the companys current DMAX diesel engine for Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra HDs
- Strong demand for GMs all-new family of Chevrolet and GMC heavy and medium duty pickups is driving us to find ways to build more Duramax diesel engines, said Gerald Johnson, GMs executive vice president of Global Manufacturing. The Brookville investment will enable us to machine more engine blocks and heads and ultimately enable our DMAX engine plant in Moraine to build more 6.6-liter diesel engines for our Flint truck assembly plant.
- General Motors is a global automotive company sell its vehicles under the Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, Cadillac, Holden, Baojun and Wuling brands.