GMVM Fairfax

General Motors Vehicle Manufacturing

3201 Fairfax Trafficway
Kansas City, KS 66115, USA
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Latitude / Longitude
Latitude = 39.14659
Longitude = -94.610664

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General Motors - Current Stock Price
Ticker Symbol - GM
CURRENT = 33.97 +0.61 +1.83%
OPEN = 33.71 HIGH = 33.99 LOW = 33.32

Latest Financial News

Did GM Reject Safer Ignition Switch Design in 2001 Because of Cost?
NBCNews.com - 13 hours ago
Newly released internal GM documents reveal that the company in 2001 considered -- and rejected - an ignition switch design that two prominent safety advocates say could have avoided the problem that led the automaker to recall millions of vehicles ...
General Motors creates new safety organization in wake of recall - Autoblog (blog)
GM Faces More Tests as Documents Show Culture of Denial - Bloomberg

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GM faced a Cadillac ignition switch issue in 2006

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:43:14 -0700
By Paul Lienert and Eric Beech DETROIT/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - General Motors engineers reported accidentally turning off ignition switches in a Cadillac SRX with their knees more than eight years ago, and they ordered a similar fix to a similar problem in smaller, cheaper cars linked to 13 deaths, according to documents from parts maker Delphi Automotive. The documents, provided to U.S. safety ...

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Employees - Hourly
3427
Employees - Salary
279
Operations
Stamping & Vehicle Assembly
Products
Chevy Malibu & Buick LaCrosse
Floor Space
Manufacturing: 3,044,561 sq. ft.
Admin/Mezzanine
187,948 sq. ft.
Site Size
572 Acres
Year Opened
1987
Awards
  • 2007 North America car of the Year: Saturn Aura
  • 2008 North America car of the Year: Chevy Malibu
  • 2008 JD Power Segment Winner: Chevy Malibu
  • 2008 JD Power Bronze Winner: Fairfax Assembly
  • 2009 Buick LaCrosse Drive Car Reviews "Top Picks for 2009"
  • 2009 Buick LaCrosse CanadianDriver.com - Top Picks Award
  • 2009 Buick LaCrosse Named Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) Top Safety Pick
  • 2010 MotorWeek's Drivers' Choice Award Winner for "Best Luxury Sedan"
  • 2010 Consumers Guide Best Buy and Recommendation Award
  • 2010 MotherProof.com's Sedan of the Year
  • 2010 About.com Car's Best New Cars of 2010
  • 2010 North American Car of the Year finalist
  • 2010 Edmunds.com's Most Recommended Vehicles
  • 2010 Consumers Report "Recommended Buy" Malibu & LaCrosse
  • 2010 Consumers Digests "Best Buy" Malibu & LaCrosse
History
  • 1945 - GM leased the Fairfax 1 plant from the Federal government and converted operations from aviation to automobile production.
  • 1952 - The Kansas City plant was the first industrial facility to operate as a dual purpose facility producing automobiles and jet fighters in the same building.
  • 1960 - GM purchased the plant for $4 million.
  • 1985 - GM announced a new Fairfax 2 plant would be constructed
  • 1987 - Grand Prix production began-won Motor Trend Car of the Year.
  • 2003 - The plant shut down for 3 months to retool for the Malibu. Launched the Chevy Malibu. Reinvestment of $722 Million.
  • 2005 - In August the 10 millionth car was produced from Fairfax 1 & 2
  • 2006 - Launched the all-new Saturn Aura. Reinvestment of $651 Million.
  • 2007 - Launched the all-new Chevy Malibu. Reinvestment of $208 Million.
  • 2009 - Launched the all-new Buick LaCrosse. Reinvestment of $158 Million.
  • 2010 - Investment announcement of new generation Malibu $136 million