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. Tullio Liberati (D-Allen Park) issued the following statement celebrating the news:

“Michigan is home to some of the hardest-working people across the globe, and I’m glad GM and other companies recognize this. Not only will this investment add good-paying jobs, but it will also uplift our communities and support small businesses. As Michigan continues to emphasize economic development, I know more investments will come that will set up our communities for decades of success.”