GM to Invest $2 Billion in U.S. Plants

General Motors employee Coianne Avant works on the assembly line at the Toledo Transmission Plant where GM announced a $2 billion investment in U.S. assembly and component plants, creating or preserving more than 4,000 jobs at 17 facilities across the country, Tuesday, May 10, 2011 in Toledo, Ohio. The Toledo Transmission Plant will receive a $204 million investment to retain about 250 jobs for a new 8-speed automatic transmission that will improve fuel economy and performance. (Photo by John F. Martin for General Motors)