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Corvette Assembly Plant to Shut Down for Several Months for Assembly Line Upgrades

By Keith Cornett – Jan 20, 2017 CorvetteBlogger.com has learned that the Bowling Green Assembly Plant, home of the Chevrolet Corvette, will be shutting down the production line for several months this summer and fall as the plant undergoes upgrades to its assemply line building process. An official announcement from the plant is coming soon. The closure will come at the end of the 2017 model year which is expected to end in June. We are told that the shut

GM CEO Mary Barra Dives Into Her Plan To Hire More Female Engineers

The statistics are quite shocking: the share of women in the computing workforce has dropped to just 24 percent from its figure of 37 percent in 1995. To combat this, General Motors has devised a new partnership with the non-profit “Girls Who Code” organization. The partnership was announced last week, and it’s both GM CEO Mary Barra‘s and GWC’s goal to inspire the next generation of women engineers and computer science professionals. The initiative, which promises a $250,000 grant from