GM (GM) intends to invest $1.5B in its North American facilities this year as part of an $8B...

|By:, SA News Editor

GM (GM) intends to invest $1.5B in its North American facilities this year as part of an $8B global program, adding to the $10.2B the car-maker has spent on the continent since its 2009 bankruptcy. GM also reckons it can cut the cost of producing the Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid by thousands of dollars.