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Navistar closing Texas plant

| October 31, 2012

As part of a cost-cutting measure, Navistar has announced it is closing its Garland, Texas, truck manufacturing facility to save roughly $25 to $35 million annually. The plant will close in the first part of 2013 and employs about 900 people.

  • HonestTX_Proud

    I thought O Sambo said the economy was doing great????

  • Jim Reul

    I read that GM (government motors) is on the verge of bankruptcy again. Bailouts just delay the inevitable.

  • Andrea Sitler

    900 more jobs gone in my backyard. We can’t take 4 more years of this. GM now this.

  • Kent Rest

    Is that you Mitt, starting next week you will have plenty of time to wax philosophically.

  • Richard M. Gaskill

    t has nothing to do with the economy . It’s Navistar lowering production costs by moving production to Mexico . Coca Cola and Duke energy kept a SC Navistar plant open by insisting trucks produced for them be American made . Unfortunately the large OTR carriers would buy tractors from China if the price was right . strives to maintain an open forum for reader opinions. Click here to read our comment policy.