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U.S. EV startup Canoo to build plant in Oklahoma

DETROIT — U.S. electrical car or truck startup Canoo claimed on Thursday it would construct an assembly plant in Oklahoma that was scheduled to open in 2023 and till then would use VDL Nedcar in the Netherlands as its deal maker.

The Canoo plant will be located on about 400 acres of land in Pryor, Okla., in the northeast of the point out, CEO Tony Aquila claimed at the company’s trader relations conference in Dallas. The plant will incorporate a paint store, body store and general assembly and employ around 2,000 folks, the enterprise claimed.

“We have picked the wonderful point out of Oklahoma to manufacture,” claimed Aquila, who formerly opened places of work in Dallas.

A Canoo spokeswomen declined to give a worth for investment in the plant and did not give details on its capability.

Until the Oklahoma plant opens, VDL would construct Canoo’s pod-like, seven-seat way of

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