Congratulations to our GM members at Locals 598, 2209, and 5960 for earning top J.D. Power Awards!

J.D. Power Names Fort Wayne Assembly Highest Quality in the Americas:

General Motors Fort Wayne Truck Assembly plant earned the prestigious J.D. Power Gold Plant Quality Award and was recognized as delivering the highest-ranked automotive manufacturing quality in the Americas in 2017. The Chevrolet Silverado, Silverado HD and GMC Sierra and Sierra HD are produced at Fort Wayne Assembly.

“Our team builds the most exceptional full-size trucks in the business, assembling each vehicle as if it were our very own,” said Michael Thomas, Fort Wayne Assembly plant manager. “The men and women at Fort Wayne Assembly put the customer at the center of everything they do. Our customers can be assured that they have invested in a truck that will both delight and safely transport them and their loved ones for years.”

In addition to the plant quality award, the 2017 Chevrolet Silverado and Silverado HD earned Initial Quality segment awards. This marks the third consecutive year for Silverado and second consecutive year for Silverado HD.


GM Wins Four Segment Awards:

GM also won four vehicle awards, the second most of any corporation (tied with BMW). GM’s models received four segment awards for the Chevrolet Sonic built in Lake Orion, MI by members of Local 5960 and the Chevrolet Light and Heavy-Duty Pick-ups built in Flint, MI and Fort Wayne, IN by Local 598 and 2209 members.


In addition to those prestigious awards GM also has 11 models in the top ranking with Buick and Chevrolet both ranked in the top 10 in this year’s J.D. Power in the 2017 U.S. Vehicle Dependability Study.


Congratulation’s to all our UAW-GM members and parts and components suppliers that helped contribute to this. Again our members have shown that are always committed to building high quality and dependable vehicles!