General Motors Corp. officially confirms plans to close its historic Lansing, MI, assembly plant and lay off more than 3,000 UAW hourly workers. The facility, opened in 1920, currently builds the Pontiac Grand Am and Chevrolet Classic – the old version of the Chevrolet Malibu. Numerous Oldsmobile models also have been produced at the plant over the years, including the Cutlass, Skylark and most recently, the Alero. Oldsmobile production ended last year. GM says Lansing will close around ...

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