Last week's sign raising ceremony at General Motors Corp.'s Wilmington, DE, plant marks its official change to a Saturn Corp. facility. Saturn chief Cynthia M. Trudell says the takeover increases the company's workforce by some 2,600 people. GM has spent $550 million in renovating the plant to produce the new Saturn L-Series, production of which already is ramping up. It had been building Chevrolet Malibus (see Ward's Automotive Reports — May 17, '99, p.1). The work adds 150,000 sq.-ft. to ...
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