GM idles three more plants due to supplier strike


DETROIT, Feb 29 (Reuters) - General Motors Corp said on Friday it would idle three more assembly plants because of parts shortages caused by a strike against its supplier American Axle & Manufacturing. GM said it would idle truck plants in Flint, Michigan; Fort Wayne, Indiana and Oshawa, Ontario as of the end of the second production shift on Friday night. Taken together the three plants employ about 9,500 workers. GM had already shut down a fourth plant in Pontiac, Michigan because ...

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