SAO PAULO – General Motors Corp. is bulking up in South America, where it is adding engineering staff and moving forward on plans to invest some $500 million in production of small cars and a tech center expansion. Earlier this week, the auto maker reported strong earnings in its Latin America, Africa and the Middle East, where Chief Financial Officer Fritz Henderson says “explosive growth” has led to favorable pricing and net income of $213 million in the second quarter, a sharp rise from ...

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