General Motors’ $5.4 billion plant spending spree carried on today with the announcement it will invest $175 million in its Lansing, Michigan, plant to build the 2016 Chevrolet Camaro.
In addition to the new tooling and equipment, the move also resumption of 500 workers on a second shift that had been on temporary lay off. The company has announced $2.8 billion in expenditures since it revealed its multi-billion dollar investment plan.
“With this investment in tooling and equipment, we will continue to do our part to build on the high-quality reputation of this iconic car,” said GM North American Manufacturing Manager Scott Whybrew in a statement. “These investments in the Lansing plants are proof of the teams’ quality commitment, to put the customer at the center of everything we do!” (more…)