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GM announces new work for Toledo plant

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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.

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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 "a vote of confidence in the men and women in Toledo."

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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.

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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, "It's a great plant. But the plant doesn't mean anything without the work force."

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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