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Michigan To Be GM's Global Electric Vehicle Center

GM isn’t expected to reveal its next-generation Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid until next January, but the automaker plans to invest $300 million in its home state of Michigan by year-end, a chunk of that cash going to set up the Warren Transmission Plant to produce the next-gen Volt’s plug-in drivetrain. Virtually all key powertrain components, from Volt’s batteries to its gasoline “range-extender” engine, will be built in Michigan going forward.

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