Detroit Electric Delays Production by a Month

Detroit Electric, a brand revived after seven decades, will have to wait another month before production of its new SP:01 kicks off.

Detroit Electric’s North American CEO, Don Graunstadt, told The Detroit News that the automaker has not yet finalized a manufacturing location in Wayne County, thus causing a production delay. Currently the automaker has selected a partially occupied facility in Plymouth Township and hopes to reach an agreement soon.

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Production of the electric SP:01 was originally scheduled for August but now will begin sometime in September. Annual production capacity is estimated to be 2,500 units and the facility will employ more than 100 workers. As for the European market, Detroit Electric will be manufacturing the vehicle in the Netherlands.

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[Source: Detroit News]

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