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GM Aims to Trim Vehicle Inventories

Lansing Delta Township Plant

Barbara Wieland from the Lansing State Journal: Inventories also were close to industry standards at GM's Lansing Delta Township plant, where the Buick Enclave, GMC Acadia and Saturn Outlook crossovers are made. The Enclave's inventory rose slightly to 50 days as of July 1, up from 46 days a month earlier. But there was a 49-day supply of the Acadia, down from 59 days. And the Outlook inventory held steady at 53 days.

GM Brings Back Second Shift at Outlook Plant

Lansing Delta Township Plant

Melissa Domsic from the Lansing State Journal: Hundreds of idled General Motors workers will be back on the line at the Lansing Delta Township plant by the end of summer. GM said Friday that 900 laid-off union workers will return to their jobs at the assembly plant by the end of August when a second shift is brought back.

Manufacturing Plants Included in the Deal?

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In a morning press conference, GM's President and CEO, Fritz Henderson, updated the media on the state of the financially tapped company. He also added another interesting twist to the ongoing Saturn saga. According to Consumer Reports, "Henderson said GM would entertain offers on Saturn manufacturing plants and models in addition to the dealer and distribution network."

GM's Delta Plant Increases Crossover Production

With UAW members back at at work after a month-long strike at the Lansing Delta Township plant, the Detroit News reports that GM is looking to boost production of the popular Saturn Outlook, GMC Acadia, and Buick Enclave crossovers in an effort to rebuild inventory.

GM and UAW Reach Pact to End Strike at Outlook Plant

Lansing Delta Township Plant

The Detroit Free Press reports that workers at GM's Lansing Delta Township manufacturing facility in Michigan, where the Saturn Outlook, GMC Acadia, and Buick Enclave are built, could be back to work building new vehicles again as early as Monday next week. Production of the popular large crossover models stopped April 17th when workers went on strike over several unresolved local plant issues.

Production of '09 Saturn Outlooks Start in June

Car and Driver reports that Saturn will changeover production of its eight-passenger Outlook crossover utility to new 2009 models in June. Among the changes is a new 3.6L V6 powerplant with direction injection (DI) that will reportedly deliver some terrific fuel economy figures.

Midday Update: Talks Resume Sunday Morning Between Delta Workers, GM

The Lansing State Journal reports this afternoon that union leaders at GM's Delta Township manufacturing plant in Michigan where the Saturn Outlook is made have and GM leaders have returned to the bargaining table.

UAW Strikes Outlook Crossover Plant

From AutoWeek: Production of General Motors' trio of hot-selling crossovers - the Saturn Outlook, Buick Enclave and GMC Acadia - skidded to a halt on Thursday morning when UAW hourly workers struck a GM plant near Lansing, Michigan.

Walkout at GM Stops Production of Popular Models

From USA Today: Union workers struck a General Motors plant in Delta Township, Michigan, Thursday that makes some of GM's most successful and important vehicles, and were preparing to strike today at a plant in Warren that makes transmissions for most GM models, including the award-winning Saturn Aura and Chevrolet Malibu.

Going Green at Lansing Saturn

From MiLife MiTimes: When rain falls upon the Lansing, Michigan plant where Saturn builds one of its models, they do something pretty noteworthy with the rainwater. They recycle it.

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GM and UAW Reach Pact to End Strike at Outlook Plant

Lansing Delta Township Plant

The Detroit Free Press reports that workers at GM's Lansing Delta Township manufacturing facility in Michigan, where the Saturn Outlook, GMC Acadia, and Buick Enclave are built, could be back to work building new vehicles again as early as Monday next week. Production of the popular large crossover models stopped April 17th when workers went on strike over several unresolved local plant issues.