Many Queens and Brooklyn drivers ask us questions about the roots of the Chevrolet brand, like where is Chevy made? Is Chevy American? Given the huge size of this company, the answer to “Who makes Chevy?” is complicated! But, Major World is here to walk you through the brand’s history and present. Take a look at who makes Chevy in the present day, and continue your research with a test drive at Major World!
Is Chevy American?
First, the Chevrolet brand falls under the GMC umbrella that includes Buick, Cadillac, and Pontiac. Though GMC operates in 35 countries around the globe, the headquarters is station in Michigan. So, is Chevy American? Absolutely, and here are some other facts about where your favorite models are made:
- The Chevy Silverado and the Chevy Colorado are built in North and Central America.
- The Chevy Colorado is built in Wentzville, Missouri.
- The Chevy Silverado is built in Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, and also in Mexico.
Though the brand is in-demand all around the world, at least 50% of each Chevy truck has been produced in the US and Canada. In fact, 71% of the Chevy Colorado’s parts and 62% of the Silverado’s parts are made in the US or Canada.
Who Makes Chevy Trucks?
In the US, 38 US companies and GMC-owned facilities create Chevy parts. Mostly, this occurs near the headquarters in Michigan – or the Flint area, to be precise. But, the reach of Chevy is immense. To keep up with the global demand, Chevy parts come from a variety of countries. These include:
- Four Japanese Companies
- Five Mexican Companies
- Two South Korean & French Companies
- Three Canadian & Brazilian Companies
Individual partners also exist in Colombia, Argentina, Ecuador, Hungary, Egypt, Thailand, and India. So while Chevrolet vehicles are made in the United States, parts are sourced from many countries.
Try a Chevy Vehicle at Major World!
We’ve gone over where are Chevy trucks made, but why not see the current lineup in person? Admire the craftsmanship and engineering of a Chevy vehicle at %%di_name%, and find out why Chevrolet has become such a global success. Contact us with your questions or get a sneak peek of the latest used Chevy models before your visit. We’d love to get you behind the wheel of your dream car.