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Stellantis, Samsung plan Indiana electric car battery plant

May. 24, 2022 18:41 PM EDT

KOKOMO, Ind. (AP) — A joint venture between Stellantis and Samsung plans to build an electric vehicle battery factory in Indiana that will employ up to 1,400 workers and become the company’s second such factory in North America. The venture announced Tuesday plans to spend more...

Stellantis making Indiana announcement; may be battery plant

May. 23, 2022 19:43 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Automaker Stellantis has scheduled an announcement for Tuesday in Kokomo, Indiana, for what could be the company's second North American electric vehicle battery factory. The company said it will give an update on the future of its Kokomo operations at an Indiana...

Hyundai announces $5.5B electric vehicle plant in Georgia

May. 20, 2022 16:59 PM EDT

ELLABELL, Ga. (AP) — Hyundai Motor Group confirmed Friday the company will spend $5.5 billion on a huge electric vehicle plant near Savannah that will employ thousands — a deal Georgia’s governor called the largest economic development project in the state’s history. Hyundai...

Hyundai Motor Group announces plan for a $5.5 billion electric vehicle plant in Georgia with more than 8,000 workers

May. 20, 2022 15:43 PM EDT
ELLABELL, Ga. (AP) — Hyundai Motor Group announces plan for a $5.5 billion electric vehicle plant in Georgia with more than 8,000 workers.

Musk's China ties add potential risks to Twitter purchase

May. 17, 2022 05:19 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Elon Musk's ties to China through his role as electric car brand Tesla's biggest shareholder could add complexity to his bid to buy Twitter. Other companies that want access to China give in to pressure to follow Beijing's positions on Taiwan and other issues. But...

Get on your bike: Coldplay hopes to lead with a green tour

May. 16, 2022 14:06 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — It's often said that fans at live concerts give the band a jolt of electricity. Coldplay wants to literally harness that. The pop superstars have added kinetic dance floors and energy-storing stationary bikes to their latest world tour, encouraging fans to help...

New Zealand to help pay for cleaner cars to reduce emissions

May. 15, 2022 23:29 PM EDT

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand's government said Monday it will help pay for lower-income families to scrap their old gas guzzlers and replace them with cleaner hybrid or electric cars as part of a sweeping plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The government said it...

Nissan mulling third auto plant in the US to meet EV demand

May. 13, 2022 01:13 AM EDT

YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Nissan is considering adding a new auto plant in the U.S. to keep up with growing demand for electric vehicles, a top executive at the Japanese automaker said Friday. “It may not be a surprise that we go for a third plant,” Chief Operating Officer Ashwani...

Sources: Hyundai to announce $7B, 8,500-job electric vehicle plant in Georgia during Joe Biden visit to South Korea

May. 12, 2022 16:59 PM EDT
ATLANTA (AP) — Sources: Hyundai to announce $7B, 8,500-job electric vehicle plant in Georgia during Joe Biden visit to South Korea.

United Rental orders more than 500 EVs from Ford

May. 10, 2022 11:12 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The world’s largest equipment rental company will buy 500 Ford F-150 Lightning electric trucks and 30 of the automaker's E-Transit electric vans. United Rental expects 120 of the trucks and all 30 of the vans to be delivered and deployed this year as part of its...