General Motors’ Corvette plant in Bowling Green has become one of the latest casualties of the nation’s ailing economy with the company’s announcement that it will slow production and lay off 70 of its 800 employees. In the past, Corvette sales haven’t typically suffered at the hands of the economy. This year, however, appears to be a different story due to the combination of high gas prices and a dicey credit market. In response, GM is slowing production from 18.5 vehicles per hour to 15.
April 15, 2021