GM stops production at 78-year-old plant in Detroit area

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The Michigan plant now joins the idled Lordstown factory

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WARREN, Mich. (WKBN) – General Motors announced it’s suspending production at its 78-year-old transmissions plant in Warren, Michigan.

The automaker said it’s focusing on building more electric cars.

GM said this restructuring plan will save an estimated $6 billion.

The Michigan plant now joins the idled Lordstown factory.

A total of five GM plants will suspend operations by the end of the year.

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