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April 27, 2009

GM to cut 21,000 jobs, scrap Pontiac brand

Filed under: auto,GM — 7macaw @ 6:51 am
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General Motors Corp. will cut an additional 7,000 to 8,000 factory jobs in the United States, kill the Pontiac brand and shed 2,600 dealers by 2010 under a revised business plan developed with the Obama administration and announced today.

The new job cuts bring the total number of hourly jobs eliminated under GM’s plan to 21,000. GM said additional cuts among salaried workers would be expected, but did not give a specific target.

Source: Detroit Free Press

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