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General Motors Invest in Warren
Tue June 7, 2011
GM to build high-tech computer command center in Warren
General Motors will invest 130-million dollars in a new high-tech computer command center in Warren.
The announcement follows a string of other investments by GM in North America.
GM says the high performance computers at the new command center in Warren will help the company keep pace with the increasingly complex computer simulations required to build cars.
It will also allow the company to keep its own data and customer data more securely.
Warren Mayor Jim Fouts says the announcement is further proof that saving General Motors in 2009 was the right thing for the government to do. He notes the GM Tech Center in Warren is the city's largest taxpayer.
"If something had happened to General Motors, we would have been in deep financial trouble," he says.
About 25 GM and non-GM jobs will be created as part of the investment.