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GM announces EV production in MI after incentives deal

GM announces EV production in MI after incentives deal

A state board approved an incentive package today to lure General Motors E-V production. Right after, G-M formally announced a 7 billion dollar investment to produce vehicles and batteries at plants in Michigan.

The announcement was no surprise, but a triumph nevertheless for business and political leaders anxious to make Michigan a center for building battery-powered vehicles.

Governor Gretchen Whitmer predicted this will restore Michigan’s preeminent role in the auto industry.

“Putting the world on wheels was Act 1. In the decades to come, we’ll electrify the world.”

Democrats and Republicans basked in the moment after swiftly putting together an incentive plan and getting it through the Legislature.