The Shyft Group is looking to hire hundreds of new workers in Charlotte

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CHARLOTTE, Mich. (WLNS) — The Shyft Group formerly known as Spartan Motors is looking to hire hundreds of new workers.

The jobs will be added to its Charlotte facility to help the commercial fleet and specialty vehicle manufacturers meet fleet vehicle demand in 2021.

Officials said the expansion project will bring new economic activity to Charlotte and the surrounding Lansing region.

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