Neither General Motors Corp. nor the United Auto Workers union will admit it, but the $700 million light truck plant GM announced last week it would build has some features of modularity — a production method that GM wanted to use to make its small cars until it ran into UAW opposition earlier this year. The Shreveport, LA, facility, which is scheduled to be completed in 2002, will be slightly smaller than the existing GM S-10/Sonoma/Isuzu Hombre factory it will be built next to. Plans ...
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