Rivian awarded $827 million in incentives for Illinois factory expansion

Rivian has been awarded $827 million in incentives for the expansion of its Illinois factory to accommodate the production of the R2. The funds will be provided by the State of Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity. Apart from expanding the facility, Rivian will use […]

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Stellantis halts production of Jeep Cherokee at Illinois plant due to rising costs of EV production

EV production is no easy task, as Stellantis is finding out. Reuters reports that the automobile conglomerate has halted production at its Illinois assembly plant, citing the rising costs of EV manufacturing. The Illinois plant employs […]

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Tesla owner suing over false Forward Collision Warnings that impacts his Safety Score and insurance premiums

Tesla Insurance expanded to Illinois late last year, offering Tesla owners the opportunity for lower insurance premiums based on a real-time analysis of their driving behaviours through the Safety Score Beta tool. The Safety Score […]

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Lion Electric

Quebec’s Lion Electric announces plans to build largest all-electric medium and heavy-duty vehicle plant in Illinois

Lion Electric has seen a large number of orders recently for its all-electric medium and heavy-duty vehicles. To keep up with that demand, the Quebec-based company announced plans this morning to build a new manufacturing […]

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