In a joint project with the Department of Defense, GM just opened a new hot-weather auto testing facility in Yuma, Ariz. The Army will also test vehicles on the track there. While GM was teetering into bankruptcy, there was a lot of concern in the area that it would scrap the track. Now it looks like a boon for GM, Defense AND this tiny desert town.
Steve Proffitt reports for member station KAWC in Yuma, Ariz.