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US: Michigan lures GM and auto suppliers with incentives


The US state is home to the Detroit three, so naturally the lawmakers have a fondness for the automotive business. The Michigan Strategic Fund has recently approved further tax exemptions for companies, spurring interest from GM and several auto suppliers. The Michigan Strategic Fund just approved an amendment of the automaker’s global state tax credit, immediately followed by a General Motors ...
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US: GM to build new stamping facility in Michigan
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