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General Motors investing in two Michigan plants

Vehicles enter and exit the downtown on the freeway, in front of General Motors World Headquarters in downtown Detroit, Michigan July 20, 20
Vehicles enter and exit the downtown on the freeway, in front of General Motors World Headquarters in downtown Detroit, Michigan July 20, 20

DETROIT (WKZO) -- General Motors officials say the company plans to invest close to 450-million dollars to upgrade two Michigan plants. The investment was reportedly announced at the Automotive Press Association, and will include upgrading the manufacturing processes at Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly and Brownstown Battery Assembly plants.

The automaker says it plans to invest 384-million at Detroit-Hamtramck for new body shop tooling, equipment and other upgrades needed to build the next generation Chevy Volt and other future products. GM will also reportedly invest 65-million dollars at its Brownstown Battery Assembly plant to support the next generation of lithium-ion battery production.

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