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GM Will Ramp Up GMC Acadia, Cadillac XT5 Production

GM Will Ramp Up GMC Acadia, Cadillac XT5 Production

Ford may be idling a plant this week due to slow Mustang sales, but it’s a different story over at General Motors. The automaker says it will soon ramp up production to meet demand for the Cadillac XT5 and GMC Acadia.

GM says it will add a third shift and 650 jobs at its Spring Hill, Tennessee Manufacturing plant in January.

The all-new 2017 GMC Acadia is proving to be a hit for the automaker. GM says Acadia’s are on dealer lots an average of 19 days before being sold. GM cites an industry average of 73 days, according to

In September, GM sold 6,795 Acadia’s for a total of 58,540 so far for the year.

The downsized SUV now shares its chassis with the 2017 Cadillac XT5. The XT5 arrived in April and so far Cadillac’s sold 21,696 of those through September.

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Photo Credit: GMC