General Motors Corp.’s Janesville, WI, assembly plant will receive a $175 million upgrade to its body shop and general assembly area for a future product program. The work, scheduled to begin this year, will prepare Janesville for GM’s next-generation fullsize truck program, Ward’s learns. Codenamed GMT900, production is scheduled to begin during first-quarter 2006. A GM spokesman declines to confirm future product plans. The plant, which opened in 1919 and employs about 3,900 people, ...

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