Cami auto output cut could slice 500 jobs

Nov 26, 2007 | 03:14 PM | Brian Dunn

Cami Automotive Inc. plans to scale back vehicle production next spring as Canadian assembly plants feel the pinch of a slowing U.S. auto market.

About 500 jobs will be lost at the company's Ingersoll, Ontario, plant. Cami, a joint venture of General Motors Corp., Detroit, and Suzuki Motor Corp., Hamamatsu, Japan, employs some 2,300 workers. Production of the Chevrolet Equinox, Pontiac Torrent and Suzuki XL7 will be cut to 585 vehicles a day during the second quarter from 918 vehicles per day currently, with overall production totaling 150,000 units next year vs. a....





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