GM to add third shift in Brazil as demand surges

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SAO PAULO, Feb 19 (Reuters) - General Motors Corp said on Tuesday it would implement a third shift and hire 600 workers at its main factory in Brazil to keep up with booming demand in Latin America's largest market. The announcement comes a week after the U.S. automaker offered a new round of buyouts to its factory workers in the United States and posted a record $39 billion loss for 2007, underscoring the challenges it faces at home. Brazil has been a rare bright spot for GM in recent ...

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