Detroit Free Press
DETROIT – Even as General Motors Corp. closes plants in the United States, the automaker plans to break ground on a new car-assembly plant in Mexico, where sales are strengthening and GM is the market-share leader.
The GM plant, in the central Mexican state of San Luis Potosi, will employ 1,800 to 2,300 workers, GM spokesman Carlos Gelista said Thursday.
GM will invest $600 million to $650 million in the plant and the tooling to build vehicles. The Mexican government has contributed incentives to help fund the construction, Gelista said.