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    Report: 'Birthplace of GM' now back in company hands [w/video]

    General Motors has signed a purchase agreement for the Durant-Dort Carriage Company factory in Flint, Michigan for an undisclosed sum. Calling the location "Factory One," GM President of North America Mark Reuss said he isn't sure what will be done with the site yet, but when it's "reborn" it ...

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    Official: GM announces $332M investment into eco-minded powertrains

    General Motors has announced it will invest around $332 million to produce more fuel-efficient engines and transmissions. The cash will be split between four manufacturing facilities, including Bedford, Indiana and Toledo, Ohio, as well as Bay City and Flint, Michigan. The plants will use the ...

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    Report: GM schedules 21-week idle of three truck plants

    Four of General Motors' full-size truck plants, three of them in the U.S., will go intermittently silent for a total of 21 weeks in order to retool for 2013 model year production. The Fort Wayne, Indiana and Flint, Michigan plants have both been in the news lately as recipients of multi-million ...

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    Report: GM plants begin ratifying new UAW deal, 15 so far

    General Motors manufacturing facilities around the country have begun ratifying the tentative labor agreement between the automaker and the United Auto Workers. Both Flint and Lansing were the first plants to vote for the new deal over the weekend, though others are beginning to fall in line, ...

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    Official: GM will build next-gen pickups in Flint, investing $328 million

    General Motors has announced that it will invest $328 million in its Flint, Michigan assembly plant to produce its next-generation GMC and Chevrolet full-size pickup trucks. Those trucks are currently manufactured in Silao, Mexico, and were built in Oshawa, Canada before that. The Flint Assembly ...

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    GM investing $109M in MI to boost 1.4L Ecotec production

    General Motors has announced that it is investing $109 million to support production of its 1.4-liter Ecotec engine in Michigan. This will create (or protect) 96 jobs at The General's manufacturing facilities in the cities of Flint and Bay City. In Flint, $84 million will be used to ...

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    Report: GM suspends production at Flint HD pickup plant over part issue

    2011 GM HD Trucks - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Just weeks after starting production of the new 2011 heavy-duty pickup trucks at the Flint, MI assembly plant, General Motors suspended work last Thursday to replace a defective component. Engineers found a problem with the unidentified ...

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    GM investing $230M in Flint area facilities to support Chevrolet Cruze, Volt

    2011 Chevy Volt - click above for high-res image gallery
    General Motors announced today that it will spend $230 million on four facilities in the Flint, Michigan area that will support the production of the new Chevy Cruze compact and the Volt extended-range EV. The biggest chunk of the money ...

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    GM scraps new Volt/Cruze engine plant in Flint, will update existing plant instead

    General Motors has been vascillating about when and where it would build engines for its upcoming Chevrolet Volt and Cruze models, and today that saga has a new twist. Last September, GM proclaimed that it would invest $370 million in a new Flint, Michigan plant to build 1.4-liter four-cylinder ...

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    GM increases truck production for the spring

    General Motors has been working hard to get its 2008 and 2009 inventory in line with the market's lackluster demand. In fact, many of the General's plants haven't run since before Christmas. GM sees better times coming this spring, though, and the Detroit automaker is increasing truck production ...

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    City of Flint gives GM tax breaks for Cruze and Volt factory

    Giveth, and taketh away, isn't that always the story? On the taketh away side, GM has recently lost a serious chunk of change. On the giveth side, The General received a $56 milion package of tax credits and grants to keep an SUV factory open in Ohio. It has also just received another package of ...


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