GM Invests $449 Million for Next Gen Electrification

General Motors North America Manufacturing Vice President Gerald Johnson announces GM will invest $449 million to upgrade manufacturing processes at Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly and Brownstown Battery Assembly plants in preparation for the next generation of electric vehicles and advanced battery technologies Tuesday, April 8, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Detroit-Hamtramck investment will be used for new Body Shop tooling, equipment, and additional plant upgrades to build the next generation Chevrolet Volt and two future products. The Brownstown investment will support the next generation of lithium-ion battery production and future battery systems. (Photo by Jeffrey Sauger for General Motors)