GM-Opel Tychy, Poland Plant
The GM-Opel Tichy factory is located in Tychy, Silesia, Poland. The plant produces small diesel engines for use in various Opel/Vauxhall and Chevrolet products.
General Motors Manufacturing Poland Sp. z o.o.
43-100 Tychy, Polen
- Total site area: TBD
- Employees: TBD
- Telephone: TBD
The Tychy plant was established in 1996 by Isuzu Motors Polska Sp. Zo.o. (ISPOL) and started production of diesel engines for Opel/Vauxhall in 1999. Since then the plant has manufactured over two million engines. In 2013, GM took over the company, thereby creating GM Powertrain Poland.
A historic timeline of the GM-Opel Tychy factory’s highlights includes:
- 2017: preparation for production of future engine generation
- 2013: GM Powertrain Poland created as GM completely takes over plant from Isuzu
- 2010: production of redesigned diesel engine family begins
- 2009: two million engines produced at Tychy plant
- 2006: plant celebrates its tenth anniversary
- 2004: one million engines produced at Tychy plant
- 2003: start of production of a new diesel engine family with common-rail injection
- 2002: GM takes over 60 percent of Isuzu Motors Polska Sp. Zo.o. (ISPOL)
- 1999: new 1.7-liter DTI Opel-Vauxhall diesel engine commences
- 1996: plant founded under ownership of Isuzu Motors Polska Sp. Zo.o. (ISPOL)
The Tychy factory is currently being remodeled for the production of a new engine family.
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