Lansing Grand River Assembly


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920 Townsend Street
Lansing, MI. 48921 United States

Year Opened:


Facility Size:

2.5 million on 111 acres

Employee Information






1,292 - One Shift Operation

Union Local:

Lansing Grand River Assembly UAW Local 652

Facility Details

General Motors' Lansing Grand River Assembly is located in Lansing, MI and is one of GM’s newest plants in North America.  Constructed in 1999, it is designed around GM’s Global Manufacturing System (GMS) and focuses on maximum performance in safety, people systems, quality, customer responsiveness, cost and environment.  Lansing Grand River is home to the Cadillac CTS, and the all-new Cadillac ATS.


  • Body Shop, Paint Shop, General Assembly, Central Utilities Complex


  • $190 million investment for the production of the new Cadillac ATS. The investment created 600 jobs and resulted in the addition of a second shift.
  • $88 million for the next generation CTS.
  • $44.5 million for logistics optimization center, creating 200 jobs.


Products & Production

  • Cadillac CTS: sedan, coupe, wagon and V-series
  • Cadillac ATS: sedan and coupe


  • 2014 Motor Trend Car of the Year (Cadillac CTS sedan)
  • 2013 North American Car of the Year (Cadillac ATS)
  • 2013 Cadillac ATS Named Car of the Year by Esquire
  • 2013 Cadillac ATS named Autobytel Luxury Car of the Year
  • 2013 Cadillac ATS named Motor Press Guild Vehicle of the Year
  • 2013 “Best of the Year” Drivers’ Choice award by PBS’ MotorWeek
  • J.D. Power and Associates Bronze Plant Award for initial quality
  • MotorWeek 2011 Drivers’ Choice Award: Best Coupe (CTS Coupe)
  • Edmunds Inside Line Most Wanted Awards for 2011 (CTS-V Wagon)
  • Car and Driver 10Best List for 2011 (CTS-V Sedan, Coupe and Wagon)
  • AUTOMOBILE Magazine 2011 All-Star (CTS-V Wagon)
  • MSN Autos Editors Choice Award for 2010 (CTS-V Wagon)
  • AutoWeek Best of the Best Car for 2011 (CTS-V Coupe)
  • Popular Mechanics Auto Excellence Award: Top 10 Cars of 2011 (CTS Coupe)
  • Motor Authority Best Performance/Luxury Car to Buy for 2011 (CTS-V Coupe and Wagon).
  • Esquire Car of the Year Awards for 2010: Best Domestic Car (CTS-V Coupe)


Community Involvement

Lansing Regional Economic Impact: 

  • Wages:           $394.8 million
  • Payroll Taxes:   $75.3 million

*Economic impact includes: Lansing Regional Stamping, Lansing Delta Township and Lansing Grand River Assembly Plants

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