DETROIT – Some 35,000 hourly workers will exit General Motors Corp. through buyouts or retirement packages by Jan. 1, diminishing the auto maker’s U.S. manufacturing dominance and marking a critical chapter in its quest to regain profitability. Among the workers leaving the company, 33,800 are members of the United Auto Workers union and 1,200 are represented by the the International Union of Electrical Workers-Communications Workers of America. The exodus includes 4,600 workers ...

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