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GM plans to close 15 plants for nine weeks

Post Time:Apr 23,2009Classify:Industry NewsView:120

In what appears to be a record voluntary shutdown, General Motors plans to essentially quit making cars and trucks in the U.S. for nine weeks from mid-May through July.

According to two sources with direct knowledge, who did not want to be identified because no official announcement had been made, the plan is to shut 15 of GM's 21 North American car and truck assembly plants, most of them in the USA.

GM will meet with United Auto Workers leaders today and Friday to spell out details, according to an April 22 article in the USA Today.

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