23 Apr '11, 1pm

GM retooling Rochester, NY facility for production of fuel-efficient Gen V engine

GM to Invest $100 Million, Add 30 Jobs in Rochester, N.Y. Four product lines get upgrades for fuel-efficient car and truck engines ROCHESTER, N.Y. – General Motors today announced it will invest $100 million to add 30 jobs and purchase tooling and equipment to make future automotive components at its GM Components Holdings Rochester Operations. "This investment in our manufacturing operations will enable us to produce a new generation of fuel-efficient small block car and truck engines," said Cathy Clegg, GM vice president of Labor Relations. "The Gen V small block engine family will have unprecedented fuel efficiency, and GMCH Rochester Operations will play a key role in helping us deliver these efficient engines to our customers." Four product lines will be enhanced: the integrated air module, a new high-pressure fuel rail, a new lifter oil manifold assembly, and a new d...

Full article: http://green.autoblog.com/2011/04/23/gm-retooling-rochest...

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