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General Motors Co. will idle a Detroit car factory for six weeks later this year to pare inventory before making permanent production cuts because of slowing sales, according to a person familiar with the plan. Following the temporary shutdown at its Detroit-Hamtramck plant , GM will slow the assembly line by 20 percent and dismiss 200 workers, said the person, who asked not to be named because employees hadn’t yet been informed of the decision. Buick LaCrosse. The factory, which operates only one shift, builds Buick LaCrosse, Cadillac CT6 and Chevrolet Impala sedans, plus the Chevy Volt plug-in hybrid car -- all of which have been slow sellers. Buick dealers had 284 days worth of LaCrosse... Full story

12 October