Foxconn picks Ohio plant over Wisconsin for electric vehicle production

Foxconn's Mount Pleasant campus in August 2021. Photo credit: Curtis Waltz,

Last updated on October 10th, 2021 at 10:27 pmFoxconn Technology Group plans to acquire a former GM plant in Lordstown, Ohio for its initial production of electric vehicles instead of using its existing facility or land in Mount Pleasant. In a statement, the company said the Ohio location’s existing facilities, infrastructure, employees, and robust supply

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