GM to Invest $300M, Add 400 Jobs at Michigan Plant for Electric Vehicle Production

by Kristin Harlow

ORION TOWNSHIP, MICH. — General Motors is investing $300 million in its Orion Township assembly plant to produce a new Chevrolet electric vehicle. The investment will bring 400 new jobs to the plant, which is located approximately 40 miles north of Detroit. The announcement is part of GM’s new commitment to invest a total of $1.8 billion in its U.S. manufacturing operations, creating 700 new jobs and supporting 28,000 jobs across six states. The Orion plant currently builds the Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicle, along with the Chevrolet Sonic and test vehicles for the Cruise autonomous vehicle.

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