West Coast EV Maker Looks to Mishawaka, Ind., for Growth


MISHAWAKA, Ind. – California-based automotive and electric vehicle manufacturer Mullen Technologies Inc. (Nasdaq: MULN) is making an investment in Indiana’s manufacturing sector from two approaches, and both involve electric trucks, according to a report by Inside INdiana Business.

The company is bidding to acquire bankrupt electric delivery van maker Electric Last Mile Solutions, while also recently announcing a partnership with Lafayette-based truck body and trailer manufacturer Wabash (NYSE: WNC).

Michigan-based ELMS, which set up production inside the former AM General plant in Mishawaka, filed for bankruptcy in June.

About two years ago, the company re-tooled the abandoned, 650,000-square-foot factory that at one time manufactured the civilian Hummer. Their plan was to produce vans for “last mile” deliveries. Last September, ELMS said it had started production and was delivering the first units.

Read the full report by Inside INdiana Business.

Source: https://rvbusiness.com/west-coast-ev-maker-looks-to-mishawaka-ind-for-growth/