Tag: Detroit

Energy, Industry Focus Areas, News

Nel Hydrogen Will Build $400M Gigafactory In Southeast Michigan

September 27, 2023

Via: Business Facilities Magazine

Oslo, Norway-based Nel Hydrogen will invest $400 million to build a new automated gigafactory in Plymouth Charter Township, Michigan. The facility will create 517 jobs to produce green hydrogen using electrolyzer technology. The company announced the project in May, at […]


Musk, Tesla board sued by Detroit pension fund for ‘unrelenting avarice’

June 18, 2020

Via: Automotive News

Tesla Inc. directors, including Elon Musk, awarded themselves massive compensation packages over a three-year period that improperly siphoned hundreds of millions of dollars out of the electric-car maker’s coffers, a Detroit pension fund invested in the company alleges. The directors […]


Feds investigated UAW headquarters fire; status of case unclear

December 11, 2019

Via: Automotive News

DETROIT — Federal agents subpoenaed the UAW in July for visitor logs and security camera footage in the days following a fire at the union’s Solidary House headquarters in Detroit, and the union turned over the requested information shortly after, […]

Logistics, Process

Can Detroit’s new Flex-N-Gate plant be replicated?

October 9, 2018

Via: Automotive News

DETROIT — Flex-N-Gate’s glimmering new $160 million auto parts plant began pumping out dozens of parts for the new Ford Ranger this month, about 18 months after the company broke ground on a once-barren plot of land on the city’s […]

Industry Focus Areas, Workforce Development

Mr. Trump Should Look More Carefully at Where the Jobs Are

March 20, 2017

Via: The New York Times

Sunday’s editorial calls out President Trump on his promise to create 25 million jobs for working-class voters. In Michigan on Wednesday, he stood in a gleaming center devoted to automotive innovation, offering workers the policy equivalent of a beat-up wreck […]