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GM to produce next-generation Camaro in Michigan

Reuters U.S -- General Motors Co (GM.N) will produce the next generation of Chevrolet Camaro in Lansing, Michigan, not at the plant in Oshawa, Ontario, where it currently assembles the sports car, the company said on Wednesday.

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indyjim
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Message Posted: Dec 22, 2012 9:14:36 AM

As long as they stay competitive, that's good news. Doing it to become popular is a bad idea.
honda0105
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Message Posted: Dec 22, 2012 7:38:19 AM

good news for the US economy. Time to bring the jobs back home.
zdcatc12
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Message Posted: Dec 21, 2012 10:25:02 AM

Old
mswillia
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Message Posted: Dec 21, 2012 8:41:45 AM

old
BEGTWO
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Message Posted: Dec 21, 2012 7:44:08 AM

COOL
tomok
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Message Posted: Dec 21, 2012 3:57:00 AM

GM to produce next-generation Camaro in Michigan, after GM and Chrysler got their bail out money from the government. The business enviroment changes and now they will bulld the Camaro in the US, get a tax break for the business and give the workers less wages. I will never own or drive a Camaro, I will drive my current vehicle into the ground before buying anything new, used, EV, Inbred, diesel, hydrogen, alternative fuel, CNG, concept and certainly NOT a Fiat, Prius, Tesla, Leaf, Volt or an NYC/hurricaneSandy Special 'exploding submarine' Fiskar Karma Inbred!
Whatever the size or shape of the vehicle, vehicle manufactures Produce and the population ‘Drives’ vehicles with high MPG, are very safe, reliable, have a ‘reasonable’ cost and a good ‘value’ for the money.
The price of fuel at the pump is too high!
XII/XXII/MMXII!
UpSol7
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Message Posted: Dec 21, 2012 12:34:31 AM

this is good news
KrsnaDragon
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Message Posted: Dec 21, 2012 12:10:52 AM

Naturally, it's not possible for this type of decision to satisfy everyone.
crreed1
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2012 11:57:20 PM

ok
10k
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2012 11:55:45 PM

send some of those jobs to north carolina-at 17.8% U-6 unemployment, we sure need them..
tedjm1
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2012 11:54:26 PM

GM cost US taxpayer money. We never will get it back. The money would be well spent to develop some of the big manufactoring jobs that had gone overseas, like steel.
GAS1251
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2012 11:52:31 PM

Not seeing it said anywhere, but maybe a consolation prize for the Volt.
Doomsday64
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2012 11:51:46 PM

Cool
mark1962
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2012 11:51:00 PM

Good
SnakeW
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2012 11:48:19 PM

My last two cars were made in Oshawa. 2004 Monte Carlo Intimidator which I traded in on the 2010 Camaro SS i'm driving now. No problems with either so far.
carloco75
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2012 11:44:50 PM

I couldn't care less..
Harry813
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2012 11:41:26 PM

I would volunteer for a test driver :)
DEG
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2012 11:41:20 PM

I'll never buy a new GM vehicle as long as I live. GM stole from the taxpayer and has used accounting chicanery to claim that they have repaid the stolen money.
Rageagainsttm
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2012 11:41:19 PM

I like me the Camaro.
Lizzylou
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2012 11:41:07 PM

Good to hear that it will be produced here!
heartbroken2010
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2012 11:40:16 PM

Sad for us good for Michigan, thats life.
NHLiveFree
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2012 11:34:43 PM


No wonder your disguised Chevy Avalanche 'shakes, rattles, and rolls' so much Brother rodz.... Even my teenager knows to read the vehicle sticker before making the major mistake of buying a truck made in Mexico.

Great that the next Camaro will be Made in the USA, although there is nothing wrong with the current model from Canada. I didn't purchase the newest Shelby until Ford dropped the Mexican six speed tranny that occassionally sounded like Mexican jumping beans. What a mess that left behind in the quarter mile!
hybridaholic
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2012 11:33:45 PM

Great, for Michigan.
ican2step
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2012 11:33:41 PM

Still can't afford one.
CdnLynx
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2012 11:33:40 PM

Aviator Rob, Tks, your diametrically opposite to some of your boorish countrymen, like

rodzilla123 - have you ever been to Canada; just as I thought. I'll help you get there, with some kind directions, it's just south of Tierra Del Fuego, enjoy the trip, your sure to enjoy it!
Rooster922
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2012 11:28:01 PM

GM make a good looking car that people wants not specialty low volume cars that can fly to about 200mph in a 35 mph zone.
cokezero
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2012 11:27:50 PM

ok
txkrb
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2012 11:25:26 PM

Maybe in the movies driveonfume
But there were over twice as many Camaros sold as Firebirds
and Int'l Race of Champions drove Camaros (IROC) not Firebirds
BazooQC
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2012 11:23:25 PM

Well good for Michigan.
Latest employees are paid less.
Zonk
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2012 11:20:56 PM

A lot of changes can happen in the next two years.
TFowler513
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2012 11:19:50 PM

I thought they would move the manufacturing to China or something!!!
driveonfume
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2012 11:18:43 PM

Time to bring back the Firebird...Smokey and the Bandit..The Rockford Files..Knight Rider..the car has a deeper imprint in North American psyche than its cousin, the Camaro.

Prior to its most recent reincarnation, the Camaro (and Firebird) were built at a plant in Ste. Therese,Quebec,just outside Montreal. This plant no longer exists.

Maybe the new Firebird will be built in Oshawa, replacing the Camaro.
rodzilla123
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2012 11:17:35 PM

OMG!!!! Is Government Motors actually going to build a Car on American soil, instead of Canada, Mexico or some other Needy Country. My Cadillac Escalade was assembled in Mexico, in 2004!!!
Matt G
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2012 11:17:16 PM

I like the Camaro's
Looks just the way it is
mfeldstein
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2012 11:16:27 PM

All about lower wages and weakened unions.
rawdog1313
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2012 11:15:16 PM

Good!
CarefreeVT
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2012 11:15:04 PM

As if they should be producing it anywhere else...
jkpsr
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2012 11:14:03 PM

More repatriation of US jobs. Good for GM.
Glock26
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2012 11:13:39 PM

Interesting!!!
Aviator_Rob
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2012 11:11:35 PM

Thank you, @serrog, for saying that.
bluetatanka
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2012 11:11:29 PM

Good for Michigan.
pyndasky
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2012 11:11:21 PM

a good thing...
jcdakota
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2012 11:10:37 PM

Why?
TxDaleJr88Fan
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2012 11:09:41 PM

Great for Michigan.
goldrose1
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2012 11:08:44 PM

They've lost so many auto jobs in MI. Glad to see some new ones.
Brucevanf
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2012 11:08:44 PM

Not a bad looking car but poorly designed, rear view is non existent back up camera mandatory.
Aviator_Rob
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2012 11:08:35 PM

I got a feeling GM won't be happy until they can hire auto workers at minimum wage.
bridgerunner
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2012 11:08:15 PM

Me either naspa.
rahcat
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2012 11:08:07 PM

Too little too late.
naspa
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2012 11:07:07 PM

Not interested.
Steve6921
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2012 11:06:57 PM

Keep the work in the U.S.
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