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GM announces new work for Toledo plant

GM chairman and CEO Dan Akerson visited the Toledo Powertrain Plant Tuesday, May 10, 2011, to announce it has been selected to build fuel-efficient eight-speed transmissions for upcoming projects. This means a $204 million investment in the plant that will add 250 jobs. Mayor Mike Bell, Gov. John Kasich, U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D., Ohio), and UAW Vice President Joe Ashton were also at the announcement. CLICK ANY IMAGE TO VIEW FULL SIZE, START SLIDE SHOW.

Luis Negron Jr., center, who works at Powertrain, stands up to check out the crowd. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Luis Negron Jr., center, who works at Powertrain, stands up to check out the crowd.
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Toledo Mayor Mike Bell, left, and Gov. John R. Kasich, chat as they enter the Powertrain plant. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Toledo Mayor Mike Bell, left, and Gov. John R. Kasich, chat as they enter the Powertrain plant.
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Dan Akerson, GM Chairman and CEO announces that more work is coming to the Toledo plant. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Dan Akerson, GM Chairman and CEO announces that more work is coming to the Toledo plant.
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General Motors Co. Chief Executive Dan Akerson said a $204 million investment in the Toledo Powertrain Plant represents Enlarge | Buy This Photo General Motors Co. Chief Executive Dan Akerson said a $204 million investment in the Toledo Powertrain Plant represents "a vote ...
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Joe Farinella, front, Plant Personnel Director, and a standing room only crowd applaud speakers. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Joe Farinella, front, Plant Personnel Director, and a standing room only crowd applaud speakers.
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Dan Akerson, GM Chairman and CEO, left, and Ray Wood, president of UAW Local 14, right, shake hands after the announcement that more work is coming to the Toledo plant. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Dan Akerson, GM Chairman and CEO, left, and Ray Wood, president of UAW Local 14, right, shake hands after the ...
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Gov. John R. Kasich tells the Powertrain plant's employees that they've earned the increased investment from GM. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Gov. John R. Kasich tells the Powertrain plant's employees that they've earned the increased investment from GM.
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Gov. John Kasich praised the workers at the Toledo plant saying, Enlarge | Buy This Photo Gov. John Kasich praised the workers at the Toledo plant saying, "It's a great plant. But the plant doesn't mean ...
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Ray Wood, president of UAW Local 14, left, and Gov. John R. Kasich, right, speak after the announcement. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Ray Wood, president of UAW Local 14, left, and Gov. John R. Kasich, right, speak after the announcement.
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Mayor Mike Bell was among the speakers at the event which announced the Toledo plant has been selected to build fuel-efficient eight-speed transmissions for upcoming products. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Mayor Mike Bell was among the speakers at the event which announced the Toledo plant has been selected to build ...
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UAW Vice President Joe Ashton speaks during the event at GM Toledo Transmission Facility announcing that more work is coming to the Toledo plant. Enlarge | Buy This Photo UAW Vice President Joe Ashton speaks during the event at GM Toledo Transmission Facility announcing that more work is coming ...
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U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D., Ohio) has a turn at the podium at the Powertrain plant. Enlarge | Buy This Photo U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D., Ohio) has a turn at the podium at the Powertrain plant.
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U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D., Ohio), left, and Gov. John R. Kasich, right, hug after the announcement that more work is coming to the Toledo plant. Enlarge | Buy This Photo U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D., Ohio), left, and Gov. John R. Kasich, right, hug after the announcement that more ...
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From left, Gov. John Kasich, Dan Akerson, GM Chairman and CEO, Joe Ashton, and Mayor Mike Bell, field questions after the announcement. Enlarge | Buy This Photo From left, Gov. John Kasich, Dan Akerson, GM Chairman and CEO, Joe Ashton, and Mayor Mike Bell, field questions after ...
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Mayor Mike Bell, right, signs Rob Scott's shirt. Mr. Scott is an employee from Swanton. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Mayor Mike Bell, right, signs Rob Scott's shirt. Mr. Scott is an employee from Swanton.
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UAW Vice President Joe Ashton, left, signs Rob Scott's shirt. Mr. Scott is a GM employee from Swanton. Enlarge | Buy This Photo UAW Vice President Joe Ashton, left, signs Rob Scott's shirt. Mr. Scott is a GM employee from Swanton.
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