L-Series sales declined 17.4% in 2002. General Motors Corp. says it will lay off about 2,100 workers – some indefinitely – in May at its Wilmington, DE, assembly plant due to slow sales of the Saturn L-Series. Beginning May 12, GM will shutter Wilmington for four weeks to adjust inventory levels, which stood at a 79-days’ supply at the end of March, according to Ward's data. When the plant restarts output June 9, line speed will be reduced from 57 units per hour to 33 – a 40% ...

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