GM forced to idle truck plant due to strike


DETROIT, Feb 26 (Reuters) - General Motors Corp. said on Thursday it was idling its full-size pickup truck plant in Fort Wayne , Indiana, due to a parts shortage caused by a strike at American Axle & Manufacturing , a key supplier to the world's largest automaker. GM spokesman Pat Morrissey said about 1,250 workers at the plant, which builds highly profitable Chrevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra pickups, had been told not to report for the first shift of production on Friday. "It's ...

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