LANSING, Mich., Jan. 25, 2022 — Today, General Motors announced a $6.5 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. Mari Manoogian (D-Birmingham) issued a statement celebrating the news:

“Michigan’s workers are the finest in the world. We are home to the American auto industry, and the good-paying jobs that built the American middle class,” said Manoogian. “With today’s announcement of GM’s new investment in electric vehicle production in Oakland and Eaton counties, we’re building on our proud history of Michigan leading in innovation and growing our economy by creating jobs that support working families.”



Blake Goodman

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