Detroit, Michigan – General Motors will build a small, fuel-efficient car in the U.S., in an existing plant currently on standby capacity status.

The plants are affiliated with the United Auto Workers Union (UAW). Under consideration are Orion, Michigan; Spring Hill, Tennessee; and Janesville, Wisconsin.

The automaker said that it has begun discussions with federal and state governments regarding selection criteria, and hopes to identify and announce the future production site of the vehicle within the next several weeks.

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