General Motors Corp. says plans to shift some 450 workers from its Baltimore Astro/Safari assembly plant to an Allison Transmission factory set to open near the Maryland coast city in 2001 doesn't mean the rear-wheel-drive minivans will go out of production after their current product cycle ends. The automaker also insists that the future of the Baltimore plant, which currently employs 2,500 workers, is undetermined. “I wouldn't read into (the Allison plant announcement),” says a GM ...
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