USA: Axe hanging over two GM truck & van plants is raised - a bit
General Motors has given two factories in New Jersey and Baltimore a reprieve because truck demand is now expected to last longer than originally expected, the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) said yesterday. The news came around the time GM began rolling SUVs out of an Ohio plant formerly earmarked for closure after Chevrolet Malibu production ended there in 2001. Campaigning by local officials plus state incentives apparently helped GM's change of heart.
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