Americans from Fisker announced today that the bought a plant belonging to GM for 18 million euros. The plant will serve to complete the project Nina, who will be born as a hybrid with a affordable price. The modernized Wilmington Assembly plant was selected for its size, production capacity, world-class paint facilities, access to shipping ports, rail lines and available skilled workforce.
The factory was purchased by General Motors to serve the production process and project Nina development, which is made to give birth of a hybrid family car, with a affordable price, expected to cost about 39,900 dollars.
From press release we find that: “Production is scheduled to begin in late 2012. Fisker Automotive anticipates Project NINA will ultimately create or support 2,000 factory jobs and more than 3,000 vendor and supplier jobs by 2014, as production ramps up to full capacity of 75,000-100,000 vehicles per year. More than half will be exported, the largest percentage of any domestic manufacturer.”