December 18, 2003


GM’s powertrain centre to produce performance engines

Pontiac, Michigan – GM’s Powertrain division plans to produce performance engines at a new manufacturing site located in Wixom, Michigan, to be called the GM Powertrain Performance Build Center.

“I am very pleased to announce that GM will have a facility dedicated to building high-performance engines. A small but very passionate group of customers wants and demands vehicles with uncompromising levels of performance. The new Performance Build Center is dedicated to satisfying these customers,” said Ed Koerner, vice president of engineering operations.

GM is investing approximately U.S.$10 million in the facility. Site preparations began in spring 2003, with start of production planned for summer 2005.

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