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Mahindra eyes former GM plant in Mich. if it wins U.S. contract

August 8, 2019

India vehicle manufacturing giant Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. said it plans to revitalize the former General Motors Buick City complex in Flint, Mich., in a deal that could lead to 2,000 jobs if it wins a major U.S. government contract.

Mahindra North America Inc. signed a letter of intent with RACER Trust to build a plant on the 364-acre site, which was once the home to the majority of Buick’s operations before operations ceased in 2010 following the GM bankruptcy.

Mahindra is out of capacity at its plant in Auburn Hills, Mich. — where it manufactures an off-road vehicle called the Roxor — and requires more production space, the company said Thursday in a statement.

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