GM To Invest Nearly $30M In Bedford Plant

Fri, 04/05/2013 - 2:07pm
The Associated Press

BEDFORD, Ind. (AP) — General Motors Co. says it plans to invest nearly $30 million for the production of two new engines and other auto parts at its Bedford Castings plant in southern Indiana.

GM said Thursday the Bedford plant will receive $19 million to produce components for a small gas engine and $10.4 million to produce components for a new 8-speed and existing 6-speed transmissions.

The money is part of a $332 million investment GM plans to make at four plants in Indiana, Ohio and Michigan. The money will finance production of new, small V-6 engines and more fuel efficient eight-speed transmissions.

Company officials say the investment will help preserve 1,650 jobs at the four plants.


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