General Motors Corp., among other auto makers, long has argued it is impossible to profitably produce small cars in the U.S. But in a reversal of fortune, the auto maker confirms plans today to “build a future small car in the U.S. utilizing an idled United Auto Workers-GM facility.” The retooled plant will be capable of building 160,000 small and compact vehicles annually, with the location of the site to be determined at a future date. UAW rank-and-file members today ratified the new ...

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