General Motors announced on Friday that it’s investing $68 million in its manufacturing facility in Rochester on Lexington Avenue.
The plant, which was once on the brink of closure, will now be heading into a bright future, leaving many people hopeful for new job opportunities and job security.
Most of the money, $56 million, will be used to produce cooling lines for electric vehicle batteries, while the other $12 million will be used to prepare the facility to build intake manifolds and fuel rails for future V-8 production.
The investment is expected to keep the 700 people at the plant employed and could lead to the creation of more jobs in the future. GM also announced plans to invest $918 million in four U.S. manufacturing sites, including Rochester.
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