RPT-UPDATE 1-GM to idle truck plant due to American Axle strike

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(Adds detail, background, byline) By Kevin Krolicki DETROIT, Feb 27 (Reuters) - General Motors Corp plans to idle a Pontiac, Michigan, truck assembly plant on Thursday because of a strike against American Axle & Manufacturing Inc , a key supplier, a person familiar with the matter said. GM will stop production at the plant where it makes the Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra full-size pickup trucks, according to the person, who asked not to be named since the decision to idle the ...

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