GM adding 2nd shift at its Oshawa plant in Q4; preparing for Buick Regal launch

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TORONTO - General Motors says it plans to add a second shift at its Oshawa, Ont., assembly plant before the end of the year.
The addition of the new shift in the fourth quarter is to allow the company to ramp up for production of its new Buick Regal model in early 2011.
General Motors of Canada says the addition of the second shift is expected to return up to 700 employees to the Oshawa plant.
The 2011 Regal is a midsize sport sedan based on the Opel Insignia, the 2009 European Car of the Year
The new Buick Regal joins the Chevrolet Equinox and the GMC Terrain as the third new vehicle in the production commitment that was part of the company's bailout agreement with the Canadian and Ontario governments.

Organizations: General Motors of Canada

Geographic location: Oshawa, TORONTO, Ontario

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