DETROIT – General Motors Corp. says it will invest nearly $300 million in its Tonawanda, NY, powertrain plant to build a new V-6 engine there. The 3.9L powerplant will be used in vehicles beginning in the ’06 model year. The investment will preserve some 720 jobs at Tonawanda, which employs 3,340 workers who make a variety of engines. The facility will be upgraded and receive new tooling that will enable production flexibility to produce the 3.9L engine on the same line as the previously ...
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