www.mozilla.com Weather Central
Voices
Headlines

Flamingo up in flames -10/18/2014, 6:58 PM

TV psychic coming to Salina -10/18/2014, 5:55 PM

Libertarian shares different philosophy -10/18/2014, 5:55 PM

Hoteliers placing big bets on Garden City -10/18/2014, 5:55 PM

Former city IT director charged with sex crimes against children -10/18/2014, 5:55 PM

Federal, state officials celebrate Hugoton ethanol plant -10/18/2014, 5:55 PM

Area optometrists attend eyecare conference -10/18/2014, 5:55 PM

myTown Calendar

SPOTLIGHT
[var top_story_head]

GM breaks ground on additions to KCK plant

Published on -3/13/2013, 7:07 AM

Printer-friendly version
E-Mail This Story

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) -- General Motors has begun building a new paint shop at its Fairfax assembly plant in Kansas City, Kan.

The automaker says in a release that construction began Tuesday on the 450,000-square-foot paint shop, which is part of a $600 million investment in the plant. Construction is expected to take about two years.

GM says the upgrade at Fairfax is designed to reduce the energy needed to build the cars and to reduce water consumption and chemical waste at the 572-acre site.

The Fairfax plant builds the Buick LaCrosse and Chevrolet Malibu.

digg delicious facebook stumbleupon google Newsvine
More News and Photos

Associated Press Videos

AP Breaking News
AP Nation-World News

View this site in another language.