GM's last Chevrolet Impala just rolled off the Detroit-Hamtramck assembly line

DETROIT — Joe Nickowski has worked at General Motors’ Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly plant for 27 years and on Thursday both he and the car he built reached the end of the line.The last Chevrolet Impala, in a bright cherry red, rolled off the Detroit-Hamtramck assembly line around 8:30 Thursday morning, and with that Nickowski and about 129 others will retire by the end of the week.“It’s time to go,” said Nickowski, 62, who’s worked for GM for 43 years. “It’s time to pass the torch to these younger people to have the chance to build these great vehicles. Just like the Impala, I hate to see it go, ...


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