Issue: Oct 2010


GM to Invest $37 Million in Lansing Delta Township



by John Larkin

General Motors today announced a $37 million investment in its Lansing Delta Township assembly plant earmarked for tooling and equipment to enhance the plant's manufacturing capabilities.

"This investment is the result of the commitment from the employees and leadership at Lansing Delta Township," said GM Manufacturing Manager Gerald Johnson. "Their dedication to building high-quality products competitively is why we are investing in their future."

Lansing Delta Township opened in 2006 and is the manufacturing home of the Buick Enclave, Chevrolet Traverse and GMC Acadia crossovers. The three vehicles have seen strong sales, increasing 36 percent in September. In fact, the Buick Enclave has increased retails sales 89 percent compared to last year.

"The men and women of UAW Local 602 focus on quality each and every day, and our customers see that focus when they start up their vehicle," said UAW Local 602 President Brian Fredline.

No new jobs will be created through the investment.

About General Motors - General Motors, one of the world's largest automakers, traces its roots back to 1908. With its global headquarters in Detroit, GM employs 208,000 people in every major region of the world and does business in more than 120 countries. GM and its strategic partners produce cars and trucks in 31 countries, and sell and service these vehicles through the following brands: Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, FAW, GMC, Daewoo, Holden, Jiefang, Opel, Vauxhall and Wuling. GM's largest national market is China, followed by the United States, Brazil, Germany, the United Kingdom, Canada, and Italy. GM's OnStar subsidiary is the industry leader in vehicle safety, security and information services. General Motors acquired operations from General Motors Corporation on July 10, 2009, and references to prior periods in this and other press materials refer to operations of the old General Motors Corporation. More information on the new General Motors can be found at www. gm.com.

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