It is unknown if any IN employees will be affected by the workforce reduction.
GM sold almost 2.7 million vehicles in China through September, almost all of them built in China for the market. Sales of the compact auto were down 27 percent through September, GM said.
Ford, who is scheduled to address the issue in a media availability later Monday, expressed his concerns for the well being not only of GM workers, but the thousands employed in the broader supply change and also in local businesses that depend on these customers. Some will take buyouts while others will be laid off.
America's largest vehicle maker said some workers would transfer to SUV and truck factories, which are increasing their output because of growing demand. The company has said tariffs on imported steel, imposed earlier this year by the Trump administration, have cost it $1 billion.
GM recently offered buyouts to 18,000 workers.
The company is also closing a Canadian plant at the cost of 2,500 jobs.
Some social media users urged to boycott GM's cars in response.
Rivals Ford Motor Co and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV have both curtailed USA auto production.
GM doesn't foresee an economic downturn and is making the cuts "to get in front of it while the company is strong and while the economy is strong," Barra told reporters.
OH politicians are also responding to the announcement.Arno Hill, the mayor of Lordstown, told NPR that he received a call from GM to inform him about five minutes before the news was released to the public.
"We're going to fill up those factories or rip them down and build new ones", he added. "I said 'Well, then get a vehicle that is selling well and put it back in.' So I think you're going to see something else happen there".
The U.S. plants are in places that have been economically devastated by job losses and pressure on wages for decades, which helped lead to the 2016 election of Donald Trump as U.S. president. At a rally in Youngstown in July 2017, the president said of manufacturing jobs that the state had lost over the years: "They're all coming back".
Though the plant, once one of the largest vehicle manufacturing facilities in the world, has curbed production dramatically in recent years, the news still came as a shock to the many workers filing into the facility.
The biggest USA autoworker union vowed to fight GM's plans.
GM said it will close three North American auto assembly plants next year: the Oshawa plant in Ontario, Canada; Hamtramck in Detroit, Michigan and Lordstown in Warren, Ohio.
Trump wanted to prosecute Comey, Hillary Clinton
Former FBI Director James Comey said Clinton's behavior was "extremely careless", but did not recommend any charges against her. Whitaker, meanwhile, was tapped as acting attorney general over Rosenstein after Trump fired Sessions earlier this month.
"I can't believe our president would allow this to happen", she said Monday.
Let's start in the U.S. If GM wants to close those OH and MI plants, it can't just lock the doors tomorrow and throw the keys away.
"Everything is up in the air", she said. I spend more time around them than my own family.
Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown also released a statement, calling the decision "shameful". But sales are starting to slip in China and North America, two of GM's biggest and most important markets.
Barra is reducing staff from operations that make conventional cars and hiring people who can design electric cars or add software prowess to GM Cruise LLC, the automaker's autonomous vehicle unit in San Francisco.
GM is axing several of its traditional sedan lines to concentrate on electric and autonomous vehicles like the Chevrolet Bolt. It will also stop building models assembled at those plants, including the Chevrolet Cruze, the Cadillac CT6 and the Buick LaCrosse. The Lordstown plant makes the Chevy Cruze.
In addition, GM will close two U.S. propulsion plants - which produce batteries and transmissions - in Baltimore, Maryland and Warren, Michigan, as well two unidentified plants outside of North America.
After Bouremouth, Arsenal will travel to Ukraine to face Vorskla on Thursday before the North London derby just three days later. The Gunners sit fifth in the Premier League , three points off the top four and rivals Tottenham.
It is one of a number of separatist groups operating in the province, which has seen a long-running nationalist insurgency. In a statement , BLA said it attacked the Chinese Embassy since Beijing was exploiting Pakistan's resources .
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said the order came from "the highest levels" but not from King Salman. The crown prince was in the United Arab Emirates on Friday, on his first tour overseas since the killing.
We played direct and scored an early goal . 'I knew very well that we had lots of problems to solve, ' Sarri said after the game . "Maybe you are able to buy two or three very important players, but maybe one is not suitable for your team".
The issues Trump covered in his responses are "the Russia-related topics of the inquiry", Sekulow said. It's also not clear that Mueller's team would prevail if a subpoena fight reaches the Supreme Court.
Donald Trump has asked the Supreme Court to fast-track a review of his administration's proposed transgender military ban. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit has heard arguments on the merits of the case, but has not yet issued an opinion.
Our chief correspondent Stuart Ramsay and his team have been on the front line of the migrants' struggle to make it across. Several thousand migrants, mostly from Central America, have been gathering in Tijuana in hopes of entering the US.
Zaha is central to Hodgson's team and their season will depend heavily on how successful he is and how often he is available. MF Nemanja Matic, 6 - He has taken plenty of criticism for his performances this season but he was better against Palace.
On Wednesday, they will welcome back LeBron James as he plays his first game in Cleveland as a member of the Los Angeles Lakers . He appeared in the first four games and compiled averages of 19.0 points and 13.5 rebounds.
Harry and Meghan to move out of Kensington Palace
Frogmore Cottage itself is now used as royal offices but will undergo extensive renovations to turn it back into a family home. The couple, whose royal titles are the Duke and Duchess of Sussex , revealed the pregnancy back in October to much fanfare.
For 3rd week, 'Bama, Clemson, ND, Mich top CFP; UCF's path
"We spent considerable time talking about UCF and Ohio State ", committee chair Rob Mullens told ESPN on Tuesday night. On Sunday, Texas moved from No. 13 to No. 11 in the AP poll, and from No. 14 to No. 11 in the USA Today Coaches Poll.
Theresa May: Brexit vote was a 'great exercise in democracy'
Shadow Cabinet Office minister Jon Trickett said in a statement outside the Commons: "We no longer have a functioning government". But May reassured British lawmakers that "we will not exclude Gibraltar from our negotiations on the future relationship".
Hayne posts bail after sex assault charge
Hayne's future in the NRL was already in limbo with the off-contract star yet to be offered a new deal by the Parramatta Eels . On Monday, Hayne turned himself in to police in Sydney, Australia , after being charged with aggravated sexual assault .