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General Motors News: Massive production increase, rehiring for 2010

General Motors (GM) will restore an estimated 3,000 jobs in United States facilities and will increase its North American production by as much as 45 percent in 2010. GM expects to increase North American production to about 2.8 million vehicles in 2010 and thus will add shifts and restore about 2,400 jobs at three U.S. assembly plants next year.

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General Motors Unveils Electric Vehicle Volt, Will Debut As 2010 Model

General Motors has unveiled the Chevrolet Volt electric vehicle, the much-anticipated combination electric-gasoline that will be able to run up to 40 miles without using its small gasoline engine to produce electricity. The Volt will be driven by electricity stored in a large T-shaped lithium-ion battery pack running the length of the car. After charging for several hours, the Volt will be able to operate about 40 miles without using gasoline.

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GM Plans To Invest $500 Million For New Economy Car, Cruze

In its elaborate plans to appease consumers’ changing buying choices, General Motors Corporation will invest more than half a billion dollars in its Ohio manufacturing plant. It’s where Chevrolet will assemble the Cruze, its new compact vehicle set to debut in the United States as a 2011 model.

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