GM invests $385 million in Michigan engine plant
Investment will create 320 jobs at plant that manufactures engines for GM trucks and vans
General Motors Co.
ROMULUS, Mich.—General Motors Co. will invest $385 million to prepare its Romulus Engine plant for production of an all-new, fuel efficient engine, creating about 320 jobs.
The Michigan plant, which currently employs 840 people on two shifts, produces a number of V6 and V8 engines that power GM full-size vans, SUVs and pickups, the Chevrolet Express, Silverado, Tahoe, Suburban and Colorado, GMC Savana, Sierra, Yukon, Canyon, and Cadillac Escalade.
Romulus-built engines also are used for marine and industrial applications.
The investments will support tooling and equipment upgrades.