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GM increases mid-size truck production on high demand


The No. 1 US automaker has announced that it would move to introduce a third production shift at its Wentzville, Missouri, assembly plant to cater for increased demand for its new mid-sized pickup trucks. The company has moved to cater for the expected demand as the early orders for the 2015 Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon have already reached almost 30,000 ...
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