17 Dec '11, 1pm

General Motors invests $85 million in Canadian plant: OTTAWA (AFP) - General Motors (GM) announced on Friday a C...

OTTAWA (AFP) - General Motors (GM) announced on Friday a Can$68 million (S$85 million) investment in an Oshawa assembly plant assigned to share building of its next-generation Chevrolet Impala car. The plant had already received a Can$117 million infusion in August to build the American car company's new Cadillac XTS starting next year. The combined investments will create or retain approximately 750 jobs, and bring GM's commitment to build new vehicles in Canada to five, according to the company. 'This marks an important step forward in GM's recovery and underscores the continued strengthening of the North American auto sector,' Canadian Finance Minister Jim Flaherty said in a statement. Last year, Canada sold nearly 20 per cent of its stake in General Motors, or 30.5 million shares, obtained as part of a government bailout of the auto sector in 2009. The United States (U...

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