GM to invest $65M in NY, Tenn. engine plants

GM to invest $65M in NY, Tenn. engine plants (Image 1)
GM to invest $65M in NY, Tenn. engine plants (Image 1)

DETROIT (AP) – General Motors says it will invest $65 million in two plants and create or retain 163 jobs at those sites so it can make more four-cylinder engines.

GM will add capacity at its Tonawanda, NY, plant to make engines for its Chevrolet Equinox and GMC Terrain crossovers.

It will invest $33 million there and create or retain 100 jobs.

GM will add capacity to build engines for its 2013 Malibu sedan at its plant in Spring Hill, Tenn.  It will invest $32 million and create or retain 63 jobs there.

The investments are part of $2 billion in U.S. manufacturing investments that GM announced last month. The moves are expected to create or retain 4,000 jobs at 17 facilities.

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