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Ford halts work on $3.5 billion EV battery plant in Michigan

Posted on AllSides September 25th, 2023

Ford in February revealed plans for the site, which is to be known as BlueOval Battery Park Michigan. It originally was slated to open in 2026 as a wholly owned Ford subsidiary using technology from Contemporary Amperex Technology Co. Ltd., based in China. It was not immediately clear what, if any, impact the pause would have on Ford's ability to source batteries for future EVs. Reid said the company remained committed to being an EV leader. The plant is slated to employ 2,500 workers and have the capacity to build...

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