LANSING, Mich., Jan. 25, 2022 — Today, General Motors announced a $7 billion investment in electric vehicle manufacturing in Michigan, including the construction of a new electric vehicle battery plant in Delta Township and a $4 billion investment in its Orion assembly plant that will together create 4,000 jobs. Both projects are part of GM’s effort to shift to 100% electric vehicle production by 2035. State Rep. Jim Haadsma (D-Battle Creek) issued the following statement celebrating the news:

“We have a long and proud history of making the best vehicles in the world. We’re now building on that legacy to make the cars of tomorrow, while creating good-paying, union factory jobs. We’ve worked across the aisle to make Michigan a business-friendly state, and our work is paying off.”