General Motor Corp.’s Doraville, GA, minivan plant, already scheduled for closure in 2008, will cease its second shift after Labor Day. The plant, which makes slow-selling minivans, will idle the second shift on or around Sept. 5, a spokesman tells Ward’s. The facility produces the Buick Terraza, Chevrolet Uplander, Pontiac Montana SV6 and Saturn Relay. Pontiac Montana sales are up 25.6% so far this year, but demand for the others is down. Deliveries of the Saturn Relay through May are ...

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