The auto manufacturer says its global operations hit the "off" switch, and anticipates higher losses in the second quarter.
As the automaker's Oshawa, Ontario, plant has shed jobs, the local economy has been forced to diversify.
Even so-called "domestic" carmakers are global companies with international supply chains.
The state hopes to attract business with cheap land, nearby international ports and supply chain partnerships south of the border.
Janesville, Wisconsin's resources are stretched thin after GM left the city and took jobs with it.