After more than a decade without building an assembly plant in the U.S., General Motors Corp. confirmed plans last week that it will build a second new factory in the Lansing, MI, area (see Ward's Automotive Reports — April 10, '00, p.4) that likely will build midsize and possibly compact vehicles as soon as early 2002. Site preparation will begin immediately for the greenfield manufacturing complex. Located on a 1,300-acre historic family farm in Delta Township west of Lansing, the ...

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