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MERRILLVILLE, Ind. -- The new chief of staff at the Indiana Department of Environmental Management will be managing the commissioner's priorities and designing and executing projects as one of his essential duties.
Think, the Norwegian electric-car company, thought Portland. Now it's thunk again, choosing Elkhart, Ind, as the place to build its cars.
Filed under: EV/Plug-in, AutoblogGreen Exclusive, Th!nk (Think)Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels (left) and Think CEO Richard Canny - Click above to enlargeWe just got some more details on the Think's upcoming electric car plant in Elkhart, Indiana that was announced yesterday. The company expects to bring over 400 jobs to Elkhart, but not right away, and to make 20,000 Think City electric car the...
After a long process of on-again, off-again pseudo confirmations of potential sites, Norwegian EV company Th!nk has officially chosen Elkhart, Indiana, as the location of its U.S. electric car manufacturing facility. For a company that, as recently as a year ago, was swirling in the flushed toilet bowl of failed EV startups, this marks a major turning point.Read more of this story »
Filed under: EV/Plug-in, Manufacturing/Plants, Th!nk (Think), USATh!nk City production in Finland - Click above for high-res image galleryAfter all the announcements and retractions, hints and tax abatements, it's come to this: Think will make electric cars in Elkhart, Indiana.
The Think City, an electric car that can go 60 miles per hour and has a range of about 100 miles, will be made in the U.S. for sale later this year.
Stimulus funding had created or saved just 45 "green jobs" in Indiana through September, according to a report by the Council of State Governments.
Indiana's attorney general will support Michigan's efforts to keep Asian carp from getting into Lake Michigan through Illinois waterways.
Notre Dame scientist David Lodge, who has studied invasive species at the university's Center for Aquatic Conservation for 25 years, says to not respond to problems caused by Asian carp "is like playing Russian roulette with the ecosystems of the Great Lakes.
The Indiana Attorney General's Office is waiting to weigh in on Michigan's fight to keep Asian carp from getting into Lake Michigan and the other Great Lakes.