LANSING, MI—GM will spend $175 million on new tooling and equipment for its Lansing Grand River assembly plant to produce the 2016 Chevrolet Camaro. The facility will also add a second shift, boosting its workforce by 500.
ARLINGTON, TX—GM is looking to boost production of sport-utility vehicles with a $1.3 billion expansion at its assembly plant here. The company intends to add 1.2 million square feet of space to the existing facility over the next three years, and is expected to create 589 new jobs.
DETROIT—Heading into contract negotiations with the UAW, GM and Ford are considering asking to create a new tier of lower-paid union workers in their U.S. factories. This new pay rate for some lower-skilled jobs would help the car manufacturers lower labor costs as they compete with Asian and European rivals.
INGERSOLL, ON—GM will invest more than $450 million at its assembly plant here, which makes the Chevrolet Equinox and GMC Terrain crossover utility vehicles. The investment would secure about 3,000 jobs in the province.