Delphi Automotive Systems soon will begin using part of the decommissioned K.I. Sawyer Air Force Base near Marquette in Michigan's Upper Peninsula as a winter testing facility. The base has sat idle for several years, and the Marquette County Board has approved a five-year lease allowing Delphi to use 108 acres and a 25,000-sq.-ft. building for an annual payment of $179,600, the Mining Journal in Marquette reports. Delphi wants its own winter proving grounds because for years it has ...

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