Article Photos: General Motors to open tech center in Roswell, Ga. 4/5

Roswell Mayor Jere Wood, right, and Roswell City Councilwoman Betty Price, left, attend a news conference announcing plans to open a General Motors information technology center in his city that would create about 1,000 jobs, Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, in Atlanta. The move is part of a larger push by the automaker to hire up to 10,000 technology professionals over a three- to five-year period to produce GM software and other electronic applications in-house, as opposed to buying the products from outside companies. (AP Photo/David Goldman)