Foxconn Stories May 12

Less than twenty-four hours after announcing the closing of its purchase of an Ohio assembly plant from Lordstown Motors, Foxconn and its partner Fisker Inc. announced the facility will soon be home to production of the latter’s upcoming PEAR EV.

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Back in an unassuming corner near the exit of the ACT Expo at the Long Beach convention center sits a black Lordstown Motors Endurance pickup. As at least two ACT attendees asked questions about the prototype, its manufacturers were publicly announcing the official sale of its assembly plant. Lordstown Motors has officially closed its deal with Foxconn, who will now build the former’s Endurance pickup under a new joint venture (JV) and manufacturing contract.

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Foxconn Stories January 25

Famous as a major iPhone assembler and would-be electric carmaker, Foxconn chairman Young Liu said on Sunday that electric pickup trucks will begin rolling out of the Lordstown, Ohio plant in the second half of this year.

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Foxconn Stories January 11

The Foxconn-backed MIH “open source” EV platform project took significant steps towards being able to offer a complete, modern vehicle solution by forming an alliance with the AI experts at Autoware Foundation. The move will help accelerate the development of an integrated ADAS solution for the platform.

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Foxconn Stories January 7

Everywhere you look, you can see signs of an automotive market that’s been hit hard by a silicon “chip shortage.” Everywhere that is, except Tesla, where a more flexible, software-focused approach and sturdier grip on its critical parts supplies have allowed the company to nearly double its deliveries from the year before. Over in China, Geely and Foxconn have taken notice.

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Foxconn Stories October 18, 2021

At an event today, Foxconn unveiled three new electric vehicles: a sedan, an SUV, and a bus.

The manufacturing giant appears to be flexing its muscles ahead of becoming a manufacturer for other EV brands.

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Foxconn Stories October 11, 2021

Foxconn, best known as Apple’s iPhone manufacturer, has been working on electric cars and now its first vehicle has been spotted ahead of the unveiling.

It’s being marketed under the Foxtron brand.

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Foxconn Stories August 12, 2021

Foxconn, a major assembler of the iPhone, announced plans to build EV manufacturing plants in the US and Thailand next year, with mass production scheduled for 2023. With this move, Foxconn looks to leap from the slowing wave of smartphone manufacturing to the tidal surge of EV demand.

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Foxconn Stories May 14, 2021

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Fisker's Project PEAR teaser image / Source: Fisker Inc.
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Fisker Inc. has offered an update to its recently announced deal with Foxconn to develop an affordable EV together. Although the original news surfaced months ago, Fisker and Foxconn have now shared that they anticipate this EV to cost under $30,000 before tax incentives.

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Foxconn Stories March 17, 2021

Taiwanese electronics manufacturer Foxconn recently revealed it is considering its Wisconsin facility to produce its first electric vehicle. The international electronics juggernaut is strategizing for contract manufacturing of electric vehicles in North America. The company’s president recently told the media that Foxconn is debating between its Wisconsin facility or one of its plants in Mexico to produce EVs for clients.

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Foxconn Stories February 24, 2021

Fisker, Henrik Fisker’s latest electric vehicle startup, wants to build an electric vehicle with Foxconn, a massive Chinese company better known for being an Apple supplier.

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