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The all-new 2015 Chevrolet Colorado Z71 is built with the DNA of a true Chevy truck and is expected to deliver class-leading power, payload and trailering ratings. Colorado goes on sale in fall 2014. (photo/press handout)

Wentzville GM Plant to Assemble New Chevy Colorado

The local auto workers union says General Motors’ decision to assemble the truck in Wentzville is great news for the plant’s employees.

11/20/2013

Emerald Automotive CEO Andy Tempest with his long-range electric fleet van prototype in Hazelwood, Mo.

Automotive Rainmaker Promises Good Times Ahead in Hazelwood

Like a rainmaker coming to a town that’s been in automotive drought, Emerald Automotive CEO Andy Tempest was flashing a winning smile, a shiny prototype van and some kind words for organized labor.

09/13/2012

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GM Expected to Announce Wentzville Plant Expansion

General Motors is expected to make official Thursday morning that it’s adding a second shift of full-size van production and investing millions for new production of a mid-size pick-up truck.

11/03/2011

Rep. Steny Hoyer (Getty Images)

House Democrats Say Auto Industry is on the Comeback

Getting behind the wheels of shiny new cars, lawmakers who helped GM and Chrysler secure billions of dollars in federal aid said the companies were on the comeback.

01/10/2011

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