General Motors Corp.’s Lansing (MI) Grand River plant will be idled for the first time in its 4-year history the week of Feb. 28. The temporary closure is due to slow sales. LGR makes the Cadillac CTS and STS sedans and the SRX cross/utility vehicle. The plant employs 1,500 workers, including hourly personnel represented by United Auto Workers union Local 652.

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