(The Hosting News) – A new data center in Warren, Michigan is being planned by U.S. automaker GM. The new facility will be built on General Motor’s Technical Campus and comes with a price tag of $130 million.
GM intends to use the facility to monitor the company’s digital applications from around the globe.
In a press release statement, GM Vice President and Chief Information officer Terry Kline said, “This new facility and other GM data centers around the world support the tools the company needs to design, build and sell the world’s best vehicles through digital applications enabling all business functions.”
The data center will feature a modular design, giving GM the ability to expand the site in the future.
The automaker stressed the efficiency of the new data center, saying it would reduce the site’s energy consumption by 40%.
The company also plans to renovate a former building at the campus. With the new facility up and running, GM expects to add 25 new tech jobs.