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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Ticker Symbol - GM
CURRENT = 34.53 -0.04 -0.12%
OPEN = 34.49 HIGH = 34.72 LOW = 34.3

Latest Financial News

General Motors Company Sees Significant Drop in Short Interest (GM)
WKRB News - Aug 19, 2014
General Motors Company logo General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) saw a significant decline in short interest in July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 36,892,668 shares, a decline of 15.4% from the July 15th total of 43,613,304 shares, ...
General Motors Company Given Average Rating of “Buy” by Analysts (NYSE:GM) - Ticker Report
General Motors Company Insider Unloads 13504 Shares (GM) - Watch List News (press release)

Latest Company News

Car rental firm Hertz is latest victim of auto recalls

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:57:20 -0700
The latest casualty was Hertz Global Holdings Inc, whose stock slumped as much as 13 percent on Wednesday after the company withdrew its full-year financial forecast, blaming a shortage of cars due to the recalls and costs associated with an accounting error. Activist investor Carl Icahn on Wednesday reported an 8.48 percent stake in Hertz and said he intended to engage in talks with management ...

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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