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Illinois wins historic new EV battery gigafactory
Gotion, a leading battery maker for electric vehicles, recently announced it has chosen Illinois for its state-of-the-art $2 billion plant, creating 2,600 jobs and bolstering the state’s standing as a leading EV manufacturing hub. Slated to start production in 2024, the new factory in Manteno will make 10 GWh of lithium-ion battery packs and 40 GWh of lithium-ion battery cells. Gotion’s decision to locate in Illinois was driven by the state’s robust infrastructure, skilled workforce, business friendliness and compelling incentives.
Latest Investment Guide Shows Why More Companies Are Choosing to Be in Illinois
A thriving economy worth $1 trillion. Unparalleled fiscal progress with eight credit upgrades in two years. More state incentives than ever before. There’s no better place to grow your business than Illinois, and Conway Global’s 2023-24 Illinois Investment Guide gives a detailed look at how the state’s central location, clean energy, highly skilled workforce and world-class infrastructure are attracting more businesses than ever.
Charging Ahead: Three Illinois Projects Powering the Future of EVs
Prysmian Cable, TCCI and Lion Electric expand operations in Illinois with historic facilities focused on electric vehicle innovation and utilizing the Reimagining Energy and Vehicles in Illinois Act (REV Illinois Act), the state’s new incentives program to bolster Illinois manufacturing in the clean jobs economy by attracting companies in the electric vehicle and renewable energy sectors.
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