General Motors Corp. will lay off 500 to 600 hourly workers and slow the production line at its Hamtramck, MI, assembly plant. The line will be slowed in mid-March, reports the Detroit Free Press. The reason for the layoffs and slowdown is slumping sales of the vehicles made there. The plant produces the Cadillac Seville, Cadillac DeVille and Buick LeSabre, which had sales drops of 15%, 11% and 6.5%, respectively, last year. Some 3,400 hourly workers on two shifts are employed at the ...

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