Located 40 miles west of St. Louis, Missouri on a 569-acre site, General Motors’ Wentzville facility was built in 1983 on a wheat field. Currently, the establishment produces GM’s full size vans at its Assembly Center — the Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana. The plant also has an on-site stamping facility that produces the majority of the body parts for the Express and Savana. The facility employs approximately 1,199 employees that work two shifts who have produced over 2 million full size vans to date. In September 2011, it was reported that General Motors was looking to expand and update the facility, most likely to introduce a new vehicle to the plant — the redesigned Chevrolet Colorado — and/or maybe the rumored Medium Duty trucks.