According to recent reports, that’s exactly what
It wouldn’t be a case of shifting production from
NUMMI (New United Motor Manufacturing Inc.) is a partnership of
One report, in the San Jose Mercury-News, notes that
NUMMI management stopped short of saying in a statement that it would move
'The industry's going through a very tough time and many plants have or are scheduled to close,' NUMMI spokesman Lance Tomasu said in a prepared statement. 'NUMMI will only retain its business if it is able to improve its competitiveness.'
The statement added that pressure to compete is felt more intensely at NUMMI than other auto manufacturing plants 'because of
The current UAW contract at NUMMI expires in August 2009, and a no-layoff clause prevents workforce reductions. So unless the UAW is prepared to make concessions, moving production may be the most attractive alternative.
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