Tag: Production

GM’s Toledo Plant To Produce Electric Motors After $760 Million Investment

For the first time in the U.S., General Motors will transition one of its powertrain or propulsion system manufacturing facilities to producing parts for electric vehicles. The automaker announced today that it will spend $760 million to enable Toledo Propulsion Systems to produce electric drive units. “Our Toledo team has a long, proud history of […]

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Ford Breaks Ground On Six Square Mile Electric Vehicle And Battery Production Facility

Ford has officially broken ground on BlueOval City, a massive “mega campus” that will herald the future of the brand. The facility will be the largest and most advanced automotive production facility in the brand’s history. Located in Stanton, Tennessee, the automaker has started erecting structural steel less than a year after Ford and SK […]

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Tesla Has Slashed Its Production Costs From $84,000 Per Car In 2017 To $36,000 Today

Tesla’s head of investor relations has revealed just how much cheaper it has become for the electric vehicle manufacturer to build its vehicles. While speaking during a special Goldman Sachs technology conference in San Francisco earlier in the week, Martin Viecha said that the per-vehicle cost of manufacturing will be the most important metric in […]

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Lucid Loses Six Top Manufacturing Execs In Quick Succession As Production Ramp Up Misfires

Automakers across the globe are struggling to make enough vehicles to meet demand but that challenge is even more significant at Lucid. Not only is it a fledgling electric vehicle company in the early stages of development but now a series of top-level executive departures might be about to pinch production even more. Back in […]

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Tesla’s Deliveries Of Chinese-Made Vehicles Almost Tripled Last Month

Tesla almost tripled the sales of its Chinese-made vehicles in August following an increase in production at its plant in Shanghai. The China Passenger Car Association has revealed that Tesla sold 76,965 of its Chinese-made vehicles last month and exported 42,463 Model 3s and Model Ys to international markets. These figures represent significant jumps from […]

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Tesla’s 4680 Batteries Might Propel Them Even Further Ahead Of Rival EV Manufacturers

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GM And LG Start Manufacturing EV Battery Cells In Ohio

General Motors and LG Energy Solution have started production at their 2.8-million-square-foot Ultium Cells LLC plant in Ohio. The plant currently employs more than 800 people and production will be ramped up throughout the year where the workforce will grow to 1,300. Reuters notes that Ohio governor Mike DeWine toured the Ultium plant on Wednesday. […]

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