TribLIVE

| Business


 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

GM to invest $1.3B in 5 factories

On the Grid

From the shale fields to the cooling towers, Trib Total Media covers the energy industry in Western Pennsylvania and beyond. For the latest news and views on gas, coal, electricity and more, check out On the Grid today.

By The Associated Press
Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013, 12:01 a.m.
 

General Motors will invest $1.3 billion in five factories in three states on higher-quality trucks and more fuel-efficient engines and transmissions.

About $600 million will go to the Flint, Mich., assembly plant for a paint shop for full-size pickups. An engine plant in Romulus, Mich., will get $493 million to build V-6 engines and 10-speed automatic transmissions.

A logistics center in a Detroit factory will cost $121 million, and $31 million will be spent in Toledo, Ohio, to build six-speed transmissions.

A Bedford, Ind., plant will get $29 million to make transmission parts.

It's unclear how many jobs will be added.

 

 
 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Business Headlines

  1. Calgon Carbon poised for explosive growth
  2. Amid struggles, top fiscal executive to leave EDMC
  3. Chevron puts $20M into educating, training Appalachian workers
  4. CMU spinoff’s CEO gets council honors
  5. High pollution levels found near Ohio gas wells
  6. Rural communities can’t shake effects of subprime crisis
  7. Allegheny Technologies reports $700,000 loss in 3Q
  8. Market sell-off offers opening
  9. Russian steel to lose duty shelter
  10. PPG Industries to buy Westmoreland Supply paint store chain
  11. Streaming won’t mean the end of cable
Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.