Union Pacific will be accepting offers for purchase and development of two large parcels of land next to the future Warm Springs BART station in Fremont.
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With a $50 million investment from Toyota, Tesla will purchase the NUMMI auto plant in Fremont and make the Model S, $50,000 sedan planned for production in 2012.
A joint car is also planned that would use the Tesla drive train and enter the market before the Model S, according to The Chronicle.
Tesla joins with Toyota to reopen Nummi plant – The San Francisco Chronicle.
A sample of articles from NUMMI’s final days. The workers, UAW, City of Fremont, the factory’s suppliers, and the region and state are all coping with the loss of the auto manufacturer.
News reports discuss a proposal from a small Santa Clara company to keep the NUMMI plant in Fremont running by manufacturing electric vehicles. The plant is still set to close April 1.
Additional news on the plant closure can be found here.
Continuing to prepare for the pending closing of the NUMMI automobile plant in Fremont, the City is applying for a U.S. Economic Development Administration Planning and Technical Assistance Grant to look at the options for redeveloping the site, including a potential new A’s baseball stadium.
You can also find out more from a January 12, 2010 City Council working session on City staff’s Conceptual Approach to Oakland A’s Relocation.
Updated information on city efforts is posted here.
It’s now been announced, following uncertainty since GM’s June announcement to withdraw from the partnership. Toyota has decided to stop making cars at NUMMI in March.
As cited in the article, according to the East Bay Economic Development Alliance, this affects 4,700 workers at the plant in Fremont, along with an estimated 18,800 jobs at more than 1,100 supply companies in California.
Earlier GM announcement can be found here.
General Motors plans to quit a joint venture with Toyota to make cars at New United Motor Manufacturing Inc. in Fremont, a decision that threatens the survival of the West Coast’s only automotive plant and puts 4,700 factory jobs at risk.
Inside Bay Area reports that Toyota is considering manufacturing the Prius at the New United Motor Manufacturing Inc. (NUMMI) plant in Fremont.
NUMMI is a joint venture between GM and Toyota. With the bankruptcy of GM and the elimination of several of its brands, the future of NUMMI is uncertain, along with its 4,700 workers and an estimated 35,000 – 40,000 jobs the plant generates throughout California.
NUMMI is the largest employer in Fremont and the facility is located near the future Warm Springs BART station.