Layoffs At U.S. Auto Plants Keep Piling Up As Demand Weakens

General Motors (GM) reportedly plans to idle a Detroit factory for six weeks starting in mid-November due to weak sales.

XAutoplay: On | OffThe move follows GM's decision to lay off several hundred employees at the same factory earlier this year by getting rid of the evening shift and comes a month after Ford Motor (F) cut production at five plants producing slow-selling sedans.

According to the Wall Street Journal, roughly 1,500 workers will be affected at GM'S Detroit-Hamtramck assembly...

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