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About Pontiac

Pontiac is a city located in Oakland County, Michigan, and is known for its rich automotive history. The city was named after Chief Pontiac, an Ottawa leader who became famous for his role in Pontiac's Rebellion against British military occupation of the Great Lakes region. Pontiac was incorporated as a city in 1861 and quickly became a major hub for the automotive industry.

During the early 20th century, Pontiac was home to several automobile manufacturing plants, including the Pontiac Motor Division of General Motors. The city played a significant role in the development of the automobile industry and was known for producing iconic vehicles such as the Pontiac GTO. The automotive industry brought prosperity to Pontiac, attracting workers from all over the country and contributing to the city's growth.

Freight transportation has been crucial to Pontiac's economy, with its proximity to major highways and railways. The city is located near Interstate 75, which connects it to Detroit and other major cities in the region. Additionally, Pontiac is served by the Canadian National Railway, providing a direct connection to Canada and facilitating the transportation of goods and materials. The city's transportation infrastructure has played a vital role in supporting the automotive industry and continues to be an important factor in its economic development.

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