Laid-back GM belies $ 275 million impact
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– Nobody’s saying a $ 275 million investment is anything to yawn about.

But when General Motors “officially” announced its intentions Wednesday at an Allen County plant, it was a bit anticlimactic.

“Well, there wasn’t much more to say,” said Kim Carpenter, spokeswoman for the automaker that for months was expected to name the Fort Wayne truck assembly plant as the site to build the next generation of the Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra. The operation already makes the vehicles during three shifts.

“We wanted the local officials to be recognized,” she said in a phone interview after the event, which she didn’t attend.

So, politicians and economic development officials roamed the plant’s lobby in place of the GM executives and union bosses who participated in the Detroit-based automaker’s previous investment announcements.

Mark Gevaart, president of United Auto Workers Local 2209, and M…………… continues on Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

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