SPRING HILL, Tenn. (AP) – General Motors is investing $47 million into two plants in Tennessee and Michigan.
In Tennessee, the automaker says it will spend $27 million to prepare its Spring Hill plant to assemble a right-hand drive SUV that will be exported to Australia as the Holden Acadia.READ MORE: White Supremacist Group Member Tristan Webb Is 4th Convicted In Michigan
About 4,000 people work at the plant located about 35 miles south of Nashville that makes the Cadillac XT5 and GMC Acadia crossovers.READ MORE: Auburn Hills Restaurant, Owners Face Felony Charges For Underreporting Sales, Failing To File Tax Returns
The company is spending $20 million on machining operations for future engine programs at its Bay City, Michigan, powertrain facility that makes components used in in Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac vehicles. About 380 people work at the facility.
The spending at the two plants is part of a $1 billion investment in U.S. manufacturing that GM announced in January.MORE NEWS: Researchers Meet To Discuss Ways To Reduce Micro-Plastics In The Great Lakes
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