GM says scrapping the parts that go into the engines and transmissions of vehicles is the most important thing it’s doing to ensure its vehicles are safe and reliable.
The automaker said it will start scrap-and-replace operations next year, and that’s the “most significant” change to the vehicles it has made since the automaker’s 2009 crisis.GM also said it’s moving to a new manufacturing process for some parts, and expects to start the process in 2020.
That means GM’s scrapping will be more rapid than what’s done in the U.S. for parts.GM is scrapping almost all of the parts used in the engines, transmissions and other vehicles in its fleet.
That includes parts that can be found on the inside of vehicles like the 2017 Cadillac ATS, which has a 9.3-liter V8 and a 1.5-liter turbocharged V6 engine.
The automaker also scrapped all of its suspension parts, which include roll bar, roll bar and strut mounts, and most of the roll bars and strut mount housings.
GM is scraving all of those components as well.
The new process will eliminate parts like the roll bar that go on the outside of the car, and replace those parts with new components, including metal plates and brackets.
Those new components will also be stronger, so that if a vehicle crashes, the rollbar and other parts won’t break.
But while GM said the scrapping of parts and parts replacement won’t affect the reliability of the vehicles, it will make it more difficult to fix parts problems.
The company said it was working with suppliers to develop new systems that would be able to handle the larger volumes of parts that GM is moving to scrap and replace.
That is important because, GM said, some of those parts are critical for the vehicles to operate safely.
For example, GM has said it would not be able get parts for its C-Max pickup truck, which is used for commercial and public use, until 2019, after it was redesigned with new technology and parts.
That change will require the scrappers to replace parts that are still on the vehicle, which could result in parts that won’t be functional in 2019.
The scrapping also could impact GM’s ability to develop its electric vehicle, the Chevy Bolt, which was introduced in 2019, and which is being tested for public and commercial use in Nevada.
GM also said that if it can’t get the vehicles ready to go, it could use the scrapper’s components to build its own electric vehicles.GM said the new process would allow the scrafters to get parts on vehicles in 2019 and 2020, as well as 2021, and then replace them when it can.
It’s not clear exactly when the scrappage will start.
In January, GM made a decision to stop scrapping parts and replacing them with new parts, but that decision was later overturned.