General Motors of Canada is expected to make St. Catharines (Ontario) Engine Plant home to its new Electron V-6 in late 2002. Electron is to replace the 3.1L and 3.4L cast-iron block engines considered underpowered and not up to '03 emissions regulations. Electron is an all-aluminum overhead-cam V-6 (see Ward's Automotive Reports — July 31, '00, p.1). GM has given notice it will make a “good news” announcement Wednesday in St. Catharines where about 600 workers remain on indefinite ...

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