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GM Secures Tax Abatement For Proposed $1.3B Orion Assembly Plant Investment

ORION TOWNSHIP, Mich. (CBS Detroit) -- General Motors is getting some help to expand its Orion Assembly Plant.

Orion Township's board of trustees unanimously approved the automaker's tax abatement request on its proposed $1.3 billion assembly plant expansion.

According to a report from the Detroit Free Press, the company requested the tax abatement for 12 years plus three years for the construction phase.

The expansion plans to create an estimated 2,000 thousand jobs by 2028.

The plant is one of several focusing on the new GM Electric Fleet.

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