Autos: Revving Up for a Race

Revving Up for a Race

The suitors have come bearing tax breaks, free land, cut-rate electricity and other goodies. The prize they are all pursuing: the site for the factory that will build the Saturn, a new small car designed by General Motors to be competitive with Japanese imports. The plant, expected to roll out its first models in 1988, will employ 6,000. So far, 24 Governors, along with dozens of city officials and local business groups, have besought GM to award them the plant. Last week, for example, New York's Governor Mario Cuomo made a personal pilgrimage to GM's Technical Center in Warren, Mich., to...

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