Thursday, January 20th, 2022

Tag: plant

Samsung announces $17 billion chip plant in Texas

Semiconductors are seen on a circuit board. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images Samsung is planning to build a $17 billion semiconductor factory in Taylor near Austin, Texas, over the next three years as part...

Tesla’s new Texas EV plant to cost more than $1 billion

Tesla Inc is planning to spend more than $1 billion on its new vehicle factory in Austin, Texas, and plans to complete construction by the end of this year, public filings with a Texas...

Tesla accused in lawsuit of ‘rampant sexual harassment’ at flagship plant in California

Tesla Inc.’s female employees face “rampant sexual harassment,” according to a lawsuit by a woman who works in the electric carmaker’s plant in Fremont, Calif. Jessica Barraza, 38, said in a complaint filed Thursday...

Toyota nearing decision on where to build first U.S. battery plant

Toyota Motor Corp. is planning to invest billions of dollars in a battery plant to be built on the outskirts of Greensboro, N.C., as part of the automaker’s efforts to ramp up output of...

Joe Biden, visiting General Motors plant in Detroit, says U.S. will overtake China in EVs

DETROIT — The U.S. will surpass China to lead the charge in electric vehicles, President Joe Biden said Wednesday at the opening of General Motors’ EV plant in Detroit, Factory Zero.If the U.S. stops...

Why Stellantis is cutting 400 jobs at the Jeep plant in Illinois

Stellantis said it plans to cut about 400 workers at its Belvidere Assembly Plant, which builds the Jeep Cherokee in northern Illinois. The layoffs will take effect as early as Jan. 14, the company...

Rivian, Georgia officials discuss EV truck maker’s second assembly plant, report says

Rivian’s second plant could be located in Georgia, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported Monday. The electric-truck maker is in late-stage negotiations for a parcel of land east of Atlanta that would be home to a...

Stellantis minivan plant explosion remains under investigation by police in Canada

The facility was evacuated, and police said no one was injured and there was never an active fire as a result of the explosion. About 2,000 people were inside the facility at the time...

Biden to visit GM EV plant in Michigan next week

WASHINGTON — General Motors said Thursday that President Joe Biden will visit the automaker’s Detroit-Hamtramck electric vehicle assembly plant next week. The largest U.S. automaker said the Factory Zero that will build electric trucks...