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Obama applauds Detroit Diesel’s new plant

| December 11, 2012

President Barack Obama visited Detroit Diesel Corp. Monday to praise the company for its $120 million investment into a Redford, Mich.-based plant to build its DT12 automated-manual transmission and DD15 turbocharger. Obama spoke to a crowd consisting of mostly United Auto Worker members and Detroit managers.

For the full story on Obama’s Detroit visit, see Overdrive sister site CCJ‘s full report.

  • tryin

    Its great to see Daimler investing the money but living on the other side of the road from them, I will never get a chance at one of those jobs. Overall it’s funny he is speaking about taxing people who make $200k and more while the people standing around applauding him forget that their jobs are not assembling $15,000 cars but rather $15,000 engines which go into $150,000 trucks that are bought by a large number of people who make $200k or more. strives to maintain an open forum for reader opinions. Click here to read our comment policy.