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Wed December 19, 2012
GM To Move Camaro Production To Lansing
General Motors says production of its "next generation" Chevrolet Camaro will take place in Lansing.
The automaker cited lower costs and "product efficiencies" for its plan to move production from Oshawa, Ontario to GM's Lansing Grand River facility.
UAW 652 President Mike Green--who represents over 2,000 hourly GM workers in Lansing is excited about the move.
"I'd like to welcome the American 'Muscle Car' back to the U.S.," he says.
A GM spokesperson says the Canadian plant will continue to make several models, but added it can't speculate on the long-term jobs impact at Oshawa.
A Canadian Auto Workers union statement says the decision shows "complete and utter disregard" for the Canadians.