Following the production of the Chevrolet Cruze in the United States, General Motors joined the Alvear factory in Argentina to produce this "compact sedan" facelift.
while General Motors promotes its global restructuring plan, which implies the end of the production of various models and closure of plants In the United States, on the Mercosur side, things seem to be very different. So the last one Chevrolet Cruze arose at the plant Lordstown, Ohio, March 7, however The continuity of the model in Mercosur was guaranteed.
According to the portal Argentina Auto Blog, the North American conglomerate He invested an important amount in his factory in Alvear, Argentina, to make the new one there Cruze with & # 39; Face Lift & # 39; since the middle of the year
The basic reason? In the United States, Chevrolet Cruze never stood out for his commercial performance, there is little in the Malibu shadow, bigger and more representative. But in Argentina, this car has 20% of its segment, and in Brazil 17%.
Without mentioning the amount that General Motors invested in its Argentine factory, the source reminded that this payment was made in a difficult context for the automotive industry from this country. Due to a abrupt decline in new car salesAlmost all the plants installed work there in a single shift and with temporary staff suspensions.
But the company has full confidence in its operation and wants in Mercosur Chevrolet Cruze 2020 with all its news. Among them, design changes outside and inside, optics, multimedia center, new security equipment and 4G LTE connection Wi-Fi serial, to create up to seven mobile devices.
Also read: Chevrolet Cruze finishes its production in the US
And in Colombia?
For our country, Chevrolet Cruze comes off the plant Ramos Arizpe, Coahuila, in Mexico. There also stopped this month to leave his place for the company's new priority: new blazer.
For this reason, it is of course that there is no official declaration of the mark which makes it possible to confirm or deny it, and taking into account the commercial performance of the car on the local market, it is assumed that the inventory will be maintained until is exhausted. From then on Certainly the import would be suspended. We will be aware of developments in this regard.
Also read: Road Test – Chevrolet Cruze LTZ 2017
Óscar Julián Restrepo Mantilla. Source: Argentina Auto Blog, La Vanguardia Mexico.