Biden to announce GM plant’s reopening:

Joe Biden

Biden to announce GM plant’s reopening:

 

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President 

Sun Oct 25, 2009 5:48pm EDTplans on Tuesday to visit a closed General Motors plant in Wilmington, Delaware, where he is expected to announce that it will be reopened for the building of plug-in hybrid electric cars.

The California-based venture capital firm Fisker Automotive Inc has reached a deal to buy the former GM assembly plant and plans to use it for the manufacture of the cars, according to a source familiar with the details of Biden’s visit.

Henrik Fisker, chief executive and founder of the firm, is scheduled to attend Tuesday’s event, said the person who asked not to be identified in advance of the formal announcement.

A White House statement on Biden’s visit said he planned a major announcement about the assembly plant’s future but gave no other details. Delaware is Biden’s home state.

The announcement is planned for 10 a.m. EDT (1400 GMT) on Tuesday.

(Reporting by

 

 

Caren Bohan; Editing by Bill Trott)

Share
Seniority Lists
Recent Posts!
Bargaining Committee

Chairman
Mike Herron
President
Tim Stannard
Zone at Large – 1st
Danny Taylor
Zone at Large – 2nd
Mark Wilkerson
Committeepersons
Joe McClure
Chad Poynor
Steve Roberts
Derek Lewis
Bill Cundiff
Kirk Zebbs
Don Numinen
Jay Minella
Danny Bragg
Chris Hill
Rashad Thomas
Keith Oswald
Chris Brown

1853 Officers

President
Tim Stannard
Chairman
Mike Herron
Vice President
Darrell DeJean
Financial Secretary
Mark Wunderlin
Recording Secretary
Peggy Mullins
Trustee (3)
Jay Lowe
Dave Clements
Dave Spare
Sgt. at Arms
David C Spare
Guide
Ashley Holloway
E-Board at Large (2)
David Ryder
Steve Roberts
GM Unit Chair
Mike Herron
Voith Unit Chair
Larry Poole
Ryder Unit Chair
Patrick Linck
AFV Unit Chair
Neil Osborne
Retiree Chair
Mike Martinez

Get Text Alerts



asdasdsd

*Standard text messaging rates may apply from your carrier