GM investing $5.4 billion in U.S. plant improvements

GM announced Thursday morning a $5.4 billion investment in U.S. plants. 

The investment will happen over the next three years, with more than $750 million going to three Michigan facilities in Pontiac, Lansing and Warren. 

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The Pontiac facility will get a $124 million investment for a new press to perform secondary tryout testing. New, validated dies will also create a smoother, tighter fit for vehicle body panels. 

The Lansing facility will get a $520 million investment for enhancements in welding, dimensional integrity, sealing, surface finish application and assembly. A new paint shop will also improve seals, coatings and corrosion resistance. 

The Warren facility will get a $139.5 million investment for upgrades in machining, tooling and stamping. Advanced assembly systems for GM facilities around the world will also be validated, for consistent global quality. 

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