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General Motors Chairman and CEO Dan Akerson (right) and United Auto Workers Vice President - GM Department Joe Ashton look on during a press conference at the Toledo Transmission Plant prior to announcing GM will invest approximately $2 billion in U.S. assembly and component plants, creating or preserving more than 4,000 jobs at 17 facilities across the country, Tuesday, May 10, 2011 in Toledo, Ohio. The Toledo Transmission Plant will receive a $204 million investment to retain about 250 jobs for a new 8-speed automatic transmission that will improve fuel economy and performance. (Photo by Steve Fecht for General Motors)