GM Bets Big on China General Motors announces big plans to open a second research center in Shanghai. It's part of a $250 million corporate campus there. While GM is struggling to get a competitive edge in the U.S., sales in China are soaring. That country is now GM's second largest market.

GM Bets Big on China

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RENEE MONTAGNE, Host:

General Motors announced big plans yesterday to open a second research center in Shanghai. It's part of a $250 million corporate campus there. While GM is struggling to get a competitive edge in the U.S., sales in China are soaring. That country is now GM's second largest market. The automaker expects to sell a million vehicles in China this year, and next year GM plans to introduce a hybrid gasoline-electric vehicle there.

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