GM to take Volt plant off-line to control supply
DETROIT—General Motors will temporarily close the Detroit-area plant that makes the Chevrolet Volt next month to control inventory and prepare to make a new model.
Spokesman Bill Grotz says the factory will be off-line to match supply with demand and prepare to build the 2014 Chevrolet Impala. He wouldn't say how long.I don't believe I've ever seen a forced shutdown due to slow sales defined as "matching supply with demand". That's a genius turn of a phrase right there. And the workers who will be laid off? Why, they'll be "reverse paid"! And the businesses that supply parts for the Volt won't fold, they'll be "retroactively unbuilt".
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