GM cuts truck shifts to meet lower output target

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By Kevin Krolicki DETROIT, July 28 (Reuters) - General Motors Corp on Monday said it would eliminate shifts at truck plants in Louisiana and Ohio, laying off about 1,760 workers, as part of a series of steps to meet its sharply lower output plans. GM will eliminate shifts at its Moraine, Ohio, and its Shreveport, Louisiana, plant at the end of September under a plan announced earlier this month to cut truck production by about 300,000 units, spokesman Tony Sapienza said. Like other ...

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