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The $70 million investment by Lion Electric will pave the way for the largest all-electric commercial vehicle production plant in the U.S., create 745 jobs.


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The $70 million investment by Lion Electric will pave the way for the largest all-electric commercial vehicle production plant in the U.S., create 745 jobs.

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Lion Electric Bringing First-Ever U.S. Manufacturing Facility To Illinois

The $70 million investment by Lion Electric will pave the way for the largest all-electric commercial vehicle production plant in the U.S., create 745 jobs.

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ElectraMeccanica Picks Arizona For U.S. Operations Base

The electric vehicle designer and manufacturer will establish its U.S.-based assembly facility and engineering technical center in Mesa, AZ.

Arrival Building Second U.S. Microfactory In North Carolina

Electric vehicle (EV) maker Arrival will invest $41.2M in a new microfactory in Charlotte, NC, bringing more than 250 new jobs to the region.

Electric Vehicles: Charging To The Top

Electric vehicles are no longer the wave of a distant future: 2021 will be a breakout year for e-vehicles in the wake of General Motors’ announcement that it will end production of internal combustion engines in 2035.

Microvast To Invest $220M In Tennessee Manufacturing Facility

Electric vehicle battery manufacturer Microvast will create nearly 300 jobs at a new location in Clarksville, Montgomery County, TN.

Sese Industrial Services Locating New Facility In Tennessee

Sese Industrial Services, U.S. Corp. will invest more than $42 million to build a new axle component assembly facility in Chattanooga, TN.

Electric Last Mile Aims To Create Up To 960 Jobs In Indiana

The electric vehicle (EV) company intends to invest $300M to establish operations at the former AM General commercial plant in Mishawaka, IN.

GM To Invest Nearly $2B To Build EVs In Tennessee 

Fully electric vehicles, including the Cadillac LYRIQ, will be built at the Spring Hill, TN plant, General Motors’ largest facility in North America.

MKDA Investing $20M In Georgia

Japan-based Mitsui Kinzoku Die-Casting Technology America, Inc. will build a new automotive parts manufacturing facility, creating more than 30 jobs in Spalding County, GA.

PerceptIn Relocating Global HQ To Indiana

PerceptIn will conduct R&D for its autonomous low-speed electric vehicles (LSEVs) and create up to 160 new, high-wage jobs at the Indiana IoT Lab – Fishers by 2022.

Tesla To Locate Gigafactory, Design Center In Germany 

Tesla will create an estimated 10,000 jobs at a manufacturing plant and a design and engineering center in Germany's Berlin-Brandenburg region.

Clean Energy: New York Joins Top 5, Maryland Is Most Improved

Across the U.S, states are promoting clean energy with energy-saving rules for buildings, appliances, and more, according to the 2019 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard.

Backed By Big Electric Vehicle Investments, The Future Of Tennessee’s Auto Industry Is Here

Tennessee has been the nerve center of the South’s auto sector for nearly four decades, and is shaping up to be a hub for electric vehicle investments.

GM Investing $300M In Michigan Plant For New Chevrolet EV

The project will add 400 jobs at the Orion Township assembly plant; GM will also invest $1.8 billion in its U.S. manufacturing operations across six states, adding 700 new jobs

FCA To Create Nearly 6,500 Jobs With Michigan Expansion

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will invest $4.5 billion to build a new assembly plant in Detroit and add production at five existing Michigan facilities

Volkswagen Will Create 1,000 New Jobs In Tennessee

The company has selected Chattanooga as the U.S. base for its electric vehicle production and will invest $800 million in the facility. 

Massachusetts, California Continue As Energy Efficiency Leaders

New Jersey, Connecticut, Colorado, and South Dakota are most improved states, according to ACEEE's 2018 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard.

SF Motors To Open New R&D Facility In California

The company plans a new lab facility in Milpitas, CA dedicated to prototyping and manufacturing advanced batteries and electric powertrains for intelligent electric vehicles.

Mercedes Investing $1B To Launch Electric Vehicle Production In Alabama

The German automaker will create more than 600 jobs at an electric vehicle production and battery plant in Tuscaloosa County, and a new Global Logistics Center in Bibb County.

North America’s First Electric School Bus Unveiled In Palo Alto

The Canadian manufacturer of the eLion, the first Type C electric school bus made in North America, plans to locate a new manufacturing facility in California.

ABB Investing $67.5M In Canada

The Swiss engineering firm will establish a new North American headquarters and research and development facility in Montréal.

SF Motors Investing $10.7M, Creating 150 Jobs In Michigan

The company will build a new engineering R&D center in the Ann Arbor Region with the help of a $1M Michigan Business Development Program grant.

North Las Vegas Lands $1B Electric Vehicle Assembly Plant

Faraday Future will establish its first assembly plant for electric vehicles in the City of North Las Vegas, NV. Plans entail more than $1 billion in investment and 4,500 new jobs.

California Has Largest Advanced Energy Industry In U.S.

With more than 40,000 businesses and 430,000 workers, advanced energy is projected to grow 17 percent this year.

Connecticut Setting Groundwork To Become First EV Friendly State

More charging stations are on the horizon, as the state gears up for customers who opt to buy rather than lease their electric vehicles.

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