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The new mid-engine Chevrolet Corvette made its first public appearance as GM CEO Mary Barra and chief engineer Tadge Juechter cruised about New York City. Detroit Free Press

General Motors is adding 400 jobs at its plant in Bowling Green, Kentucky, for production of its new mid-engine Chevrolet Corvette.

The UAW says it wants more job creation as it heads into contract talks.

GM said Thursday it will add a second shift, or about 400 hourly jobs, at its Bowling Green Assembly plant. 

The shift will support production of the next-generation Corvette. GM earlier this month in New York revealed a camouflaged version of the next generation of the sports car, first introduced to the world in 1953. GM has

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