GMVM Fairfax

General Motors Vehicle Manufacturing

3201 Fairfax Trafficway
Kansas City, KS 66115, USA
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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