October 25, 2021

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Lion Electric has set up its battery plant and innovation center in Mirabell

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Electric Lion, a fully electric medium and heavy vehicle manufacturer, will set up its future battery manufacturing plant and Its innovation center At the Mirabell International Aerocity, Laurentians.

Work has begun on 1.6 million square feet of land.

Lion Electric explains its decision by its proximity to the Saint-Jerome assembly plant as well as access to roads and the airport. The company plans to re-test some of the existing airport facilities in Mirabell.

The city of Saint-Jerome hopes to welcome the company’s new facilities.

In April, Saint-Jerome’s Myers, Janice Belైr-Roland, accused Airports de Montreal (ADM) Take part in unfair competition Wants to attract the Electric Lion. This indicated that the lands managed by the ADM were under federal jurisdiction and would be diverted from their main use by competing with the municipal lands.

Lion Electric had 465 employees in Saint-Jerome last March, where it is building Electric buses And Urban trucks.

The governments of Canada and Quebec have granted a $ 50 million loan each to ensure that Laurentians see daylight in early 2023 and create 135 jobs. The workforce will eventually reach 285 people.

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