Company: General Motors Parent Company: General Motors Subsidy Source: multiple Location: Michigan City: Orion Project Description: addition of product lines to auto assembly plant Year: 2001 Major Industry of Parent: motor vehicles Specific Industry of Parent: motor vehicles Subsidy Value: $76,500,000 Program Name: multiple Awarding Agency: multiple Type of Subsidy:
Source of Data: The subsidy value and breakdown came from a November 13, 2001 press released issued by the Michigan Economic Development Corporation; online at (click here) Notes: Orion Township offered GM a 12-year, $17 million property tax abatement and the state provided a $59.5 million Single Business Tax Credit, both to encourage the company to add product lines to its Lake Orion assembly plant. Initially, GM announced job cuts at Orion but in October 2002 announced expanded Pontiac production there. In 2009 GM was awarded a much bigger subsidy to add small car production at the plant (see separate entry). Overlaps with main Subsidy Tracker data: none. Source Notes: If an online information source is not working, check the Tracker inventory page for an updated link.