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More GM Plants Earn Landfill-Free Status

OSHAWA, ON—Another 11 General Motors facilities worldwide, including the automaker’s assembly plant in Ingersoll, ON, have achieved landfill-free status. All totaled, GM runs 122 landfill-free manufacturing and non-manufacturing facilities around the world.


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GM to Invest $37 Million in Michigan Assembly Plant

DELTA TOWNSHIP, MI—General Motors Co. plans to add nearly 210,000 square feet to its Lansing Delta Township assembly plant as part of a $37 million expansion project.


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GM to Invest $185 million to Make Small Engines in Tennessee

SPRING HILL, TN—GM is planning to invest $185 million to produce small gas engines at its assembly plant here. The new engine will be used in 27 models across five of brands by 2017.


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GM to Build $174 Million Stamping Plant

LANSING, MI—General Motors Co. will build a $174 million stamping plant near its Lansing Grand River assembly complex, with plans to add 145 jobs.


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GM to Halt Production at Lansing Assembly Plant

LANSING, MI—General Motors Co.’s Lansing Grand River Assembly Plant will halt production for three weeks starting Aug. 18 due to lower than anticipated market demand for the luxury cars built there. Production is set to resume Sept. 8.


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Parts Shortage Forces GM to Cancel Shifts at Truck Factory

FORT WAYNE, IN—An auto parts shortage has caused the cancellation of several shifts at GM’s truck assembly plant here.


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Detroit Three to Shorten Summer Shutdowns

DETROIT—Brisk sales of pickups and SUVs are causing the Detroit Three automakers to eliminate or shorten their traditional two-week summer shutdown at many U.S. plants.


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Supplier Strikes Stop Production at GM’s South African Assembly Plant

PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa—GM has suspended production at its assembly plant here due to strikes at component suppliers.


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GM Names New VP of North American Manufacturing

DETROIT—General Motors has appointed Cathy Clegg, a 31-year veteran of the company, to take over as vice president of North American manufacturing as it focuses on improving the production launches of new vehicles in the wake of a record number of recalls.


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To Improve Your Designs, Listen to the Voice of the Customer

The late novelist John Le Carré once said, “A desk is a dangerous place from which to view the world.” As it turns out, what was good advice for spies is equally good for manufacturing and design engineers.


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Behind the Scenes at Ford's Michigan Assembly Plant

People are the heart and soul of the 2012 Assembly Plant of the Year. This slideshow shows some of the men and women who build three different types of electrified vehicles alongside traditional gas-powered cars on the auto industry’s most flexible assembly line—Ford’s Michigan Assembly Plant in Wayne, MI. Photos courtesy Ford Motor Co.

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