EV-maker Think building City car in America

Posted on Saturday, 14 March 2009 , 22:03:43 byEmil

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EV-maker Think building City car in America

Think - Norwegian electric auto manufacturer just announced in Ann Arbor, Michigan, its plans for opening a plant in the US to supply the North American people with 60,000 small city autos per year. The carmaker afirms it is talking to 8 states about that assembly factory, that would employ initially about 3 hundred workers having a 16,000 TH!NK City cars (starting capacity).

'The U.S. is quickly overtaking Europe as an attractive market for EVs and is an ideal location to engineer and build EVs,' Richard Canny - Think CEO afirmed in a statement for the media.

'We see ourselves playing a small but potentially growing role in re-inventing the U.S. auto industry by bringing back new manufacturing jobs to the U.S. to replace internal combustion engine vehicles that are expensive to operate and maintain with clean, efficient electric vehicles.'