GM to idle Detroit plant due to American Axle strike

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DETROIT, March 28 (Reuters) - General Motors Corp plans to shut down a Detroit assembly plant on Monday because of parts shortages caused by a strike against a key supplier that have now idled almost half of GM's factory work force in North America. The planned shutdown of the Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant takes the number of GM plants partly or fully idled by the month-long strike at American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings Inc to 30, GM spokesman Tom Whickham said on Friday. The ...

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