transportation secretary http://michiganradio.org en Transportation Secretary LaHood to visit Flint, Bay City http://michiganradio.org/post/transportation-secretary-lahood-visit-flint-bay-city <p>U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood plans to visit General Motors Co. plants in Flint and Bay City on Wednesday to discuss the Obama administration&#39;s manufacturing job programs.</p><p>The stops are in the morning at the Flint plant and in the afternoon at the Bay City plant. LaHood&#39;s office says he&#39;ll hear reports on GM&#39;s plans to expand its production at the plants.</p><p>GM recently announced a $109 million plan for engine production for fuel-efficient cars such as the Chevrolet Volt. That plan will add or retain about 100 jobs in Flint and Bay City. The Flint assembly plant is also added a third shift to increase production of Silverado and Sierra pickup trucks. Tue, 28 Jun 2011 10:30:45 +0000 The Associated Press 3040 at http://michiganradio.org