GM invests $245 million in Michigan for new vehicle program

ORION TOWNSHIP (AP) - General Motors Co. plans to invest $245 million and add 300 jobs at its Orion Assembly plant to support launching a new vehicle program.

The automaker announced plans Monday for the plant in Oakland County's Orion Township. GM North America Vice President of Manufacturing and Labor Relations Cathy Clegg says in a statement the plant is a "breeding ground for manufacturing innovation."

Details of the new vehicle involved weren't immediately released. GM says $962 million has been invested in the plant since it was reopened in 2010.

The announcement is part of $5.4 billion Detroit-based GM earlier said it will invest in U.S. manufacturing over the next three years.

Published: Wed, Jun 24, 2015

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