General Motors Corp. is shopping around its 3,200-acre (1,295-ha) Phoenix-area proving grounds to real estate brokers as the cash-strapped auto maker looks to take advantage of the region’s lucrative real estate prices. With 130 employees and 70 miles (113 km) of test track, GM’s Desert Proving Ground in Mesa, 20 miles (32 km) east of Phoenix, is the second-largest proving site GM operates in North America. Milford Proving Ground, about 50 miles (80 km) outside of Detroit, is GM’s other ...
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