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General Motors adds 600 jobs at Lansing plant

LANSING (WKOW) -- General Motors announced Thursday plans to spend $190 million to build a new Cadillac small car at its Lansing Grand River plant.

The automaker says it will add 600 jobs and a second shift to produce the new vehicle in the city about 80 miles west-northwest of Detroit.

New GM CEO Dan Akerson made the announcement Thursday at the plant.

Lansing Grand River was built in 2001 and is GM's second-newest U.S. assembly plant. The plant makes Cadillac CTS and STS as well as their V-series performance versions.

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