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United Auto Workers Vice President - General Motors Department Joe Ashton talks about GM's announcement to invest approximately $2 billion 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. GM will invest $204 million to retain about 250 jobs at the Toledo Transmission Plant to build a new 8-speed automatic transmission that will improve fuel economy and performance. (Photo by John F. Martin for General Motors)