Bad supplies forces S'port GM to temporarily shut down

UNDATED (KSLA) – KSLA News 12 has learned through sources close to automaker General Motors that Shreveport's GM plant will be shut down for production the week of April 19th.

According to KSLA News 12 sources, the automaker giant GM's Continental plant, located in Morgantown, North Carolina has been briefed of a quality issue with a microchip originally manufactured in China.

This contamination issue, according to sources, affects GM globally; specifically the GM Colorado and Canyon model vehicle, which is produced at the Shreveport Assembly plant and at plants in Europe and Ramos.

KSLA News 12's Shannon Royster has more in her video reports about this developing story. Also be sure to stay logged on for the very latest information.

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