are falling across the industry, and are reacting to this. reacts by halving production at its Lordstown, Ohio factory, probably impacting around 1,500 workers there. This factory only produces Cruze, and there are working just under 3,000 employees.
The news comes as sedan sales, in general, are down 13.2 percent this year while , , and grew seven percent. Sales for the Cruze are even worse than the industry average, 28 percent. Last year, sold just over 184,000 Cruze models. The sales' decline forced the Lordstown factory to cut back to only two shifts in 2017. It’s not a good time to be a sedan on the market right now.