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GM Rebrands Hamtramck Plant As Factory ZERO; Hummer Available Late 2021

October 16th, 2020 | by Loren McDonald

Reaffirming its continued commitment to a zero-crashes, zero-emissions, and zero-congestion future, General Motors today announced the rebranding of the Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly Center as Factory ZERO. With a $2.2 billion investment, the plant is currently being reconfigured to an all-electric vehicle assembly plant


Volkswagen ID.4 Production Starts In Zwickau (Video)

August 20th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

Volkswagen ID.4 production just started today in Zwickau, Germany. It is first being produced at the Volkswagen Group factory there that just recently produced its last fossil fuel vehicle, after 116 years of operation. The factory is now focused on producing electric vehicles. The ID.3 was the first, and now the ID.4 is in production


Volkswagen: 40 Battery Gigafactories Needed For Electric Car Revolution

July 14th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley

The electric car revolution is coming. In fact, it is picking up speed as companies like Volvo say that all of their cars will have a battery and electric motor by 2025. Whole nations such as India and France are suggesting they may ban the sale of cars with internal combustion engines in coming years. Most people assume that lack of charging infrastructure is the primary barrier to more electric cars being on the road, but Volkswagen believes (as others do) that a lack of batteries will be the biggest factor. In fact, Volkswagen believes the world will need the equivalent of 40 Gigafactories by 2025 to meet the demand



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