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GM announces $1-billion investment in its U.S. factories and some new jobs

GM announces $1-billion investment in its U.S. factories and some new jobs

General Motors said Tuesday that it will make a $1-billion investment in its U.S. factories that will create or keep about 1,500 jobs.

The investment is part of the normal process of equipping factories to build new models, and it has been planned for months, a person briefed on the matter said this week.

The Detroit automaker also said Tuesday that it will begin work on insourcing axle production for its next-generation full-size pickup trucks, including work previously done in Mexico, to operations in Michigan, creating 450 U.S. jobs.

The company also confirmed that a supplier will make components for GM's next-generation full-size pickup trucks in Michigan, moving 100...

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