FLINT, MI – Lighting a fire under its engine-downsizing efforts, General Motors Corp. plans to invest some $370 million in a new North American engine plant that will manufacture advanced 4-cyl. mills for the upcoming ’11 Chevrolet Cruze compact and Volt extended-range electrical vehicle. Construction of the new 552,000-sq.-ft. (51,282-sq.-m) facility here will begin next month, the auto maker says, with start of production set for 2010. The brownfield factory will be located on GM ...

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