CAMI Automotive Inc., the joint venture of General Motors Corp. and Suzuki Motor Corp., notified its Canadian workforce Friday that as many as 500 will be laid off in the spring of 2001, reducing the workforce to 1,800. The plant located near London, Ont., will cease production of the Chevrolet Metro/Suzuki Swift, essentially eliminating the single car shift at the plant. The 200,000 unit per year plant has been running about 86,000 on its two-shift truck line and 35,000 on a ...

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