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2018 Corvette Orders to End in November – 2019 Orders to Begin

2018 Corvette Orders to End in November - 2019 Orders to Begin

Last night, news broke that GM would stop taking orders on 2018 Corvettes at the end of November and start accepting orders for the 2019 model year. We reached out to our source for verification.  Below is the response we received: “The 19MY order guide will be published 11/20, and the first DOSP will be 11/30 (Nov cycle 2). Final ...

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National Corvette Museum Commemorates Sinkhole’s Third Anniversary With 1962 Corvette Restoration

The 1962 “sinkhole” Corvette being moved from display in the Skydome to a Museum garage bay where it will undergo restoration.

From the National Corvette Museum: February 9, 2017 1962 Corvette is the last of three to be restored, visitors can watch on-going work Three years ago, on February 12, 2014, viewers tuning in to their morning news witnessed and heard an almost unbelievable story – a sinkhole had opened inside the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Kentucky, and eight ...

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Bowling Green Corvette Assembly Plant to Temporarily Close for One Week in January

National Corvette Museum To Lead GM Bowling Green Assembly Plant Tours

Updated: 12-20-2016 Detroit – General Motors has announced that they will temporarily shut down five of their assembly plants for one to three weeks in January due to a glut of inventory on dealer lots and a consumer shift toward purchasing more trucks and SUVs.  Approximately 10,000 employees will  receive company supplemental pay and unemployment benefits that add up to ...

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Final Production Numbers for the 2016 Corvette Released!

2016 Corvette Z06 - Admiral Blue Metallic - Z07 Performance Package, 3LZ Trim Package - Dark Gray Interior

Final production numbers for the 2016 Corvette model year have been released from the Bowling Green Corvette Assembly Plant. A total of 40,689 Corvettes were built for the 2016 model year vs 34,240 Corvettes built for the 2015 model year.  That’s a 15.85% increase over the previous model year. What’s interesting to note is that Arctic White continues to be ...

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GM paint shop reaches milestone

Bowling Green Corvette Assembly Plant Paint Shop Construction

by WES SWIETEK Bowling Green Daily News The General Motors Bowling Green Assembly Plant marked a milestone Wednesday in the construction of its $439 million paint shop with the installation of the final piece of steel in the building. The state-of-the-art facility is being built adjacent to the plant where GM’s iconic Corvettes are made. The “topping off” ceremony featured ...

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National Corvette Museum To Lead GM Bowling Green Assembly Plant Tours

National Corvette Museum To Lead GM Bowling Green Assembly Plant Tours

The National Corvette Museum, a 501 (c)(3) educational nonprofit, has assumed the responsibility of managing public tours of the General Motors Bowling Green Corvette Assembly Plant and the transition will take place over the next few weeks. As part of the change, tours will be available every 15 minutes beginning at 8:30am CT with the last tour departing at 1:45pm ...

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