The (soon to be) made-in-Canada GM EV600 electric delivery van Newly ratified deal gives Ontario workers a bigger bite of EV manufacturing, with GM to invest $1 billion to transform its CAMI plant in Ingersoll, Ont. Deliveries to start in late 2021 Workers at the CAMI assembly plant in Ingersoll, Ont., have voted overwhelmingly in favour of a deal that will see General Motors invest $1 billion to turn the facility into Canada’s first large-scale auto plant for electric delivery vehicles. The ratification comes after an announcement Friday night that GM and the union representing CAMI’s 1,900 workers, Unifor, had reached a tentative agreement to start producing the company’s “first-to-last-mile” electric light commercial vehicle, the EV600, at the Ontario plant. The result of the workers’ vote, released Monday, leaves only “confirmation of government support” to make it official, according to GM. “GM Canada engineers were instrumental in the early stages of ideation and testing of this solution for the delivery industry” Scott Bell, President and Managing Director, General Motors Canada New business for commercial customers The EV600 is slated to be the second product released under GM’s new banner, BrightDrop. According to the manufacturer, Brightdrop will offer integrated electric […]

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