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Monday, 15 November 2021 16:44

Mullen Automotive Now Owns Mississippi EV Assembly Plant

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Mullen Automotive, Inc., an emerging electric vehicle manufacturer, announced Nov. 15 it closed purchase of the Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering Center (AMEC) without any debt, and will begin ramp-up of hiring for the initial set of skilled trades and support staff. 

AMEC is in Robinsonville, MS, in Tunica County, approximately 40 miles south of Memphis, TN. 

 

Mullen’s previously announced plans Nov. 5 to build out another 1.2 million square feet of manufacturing space to support class 1 and class 2 EV cargo vans and the Mullen FIVE EV Crossover at AMEC. The facility currently occupies 124,000 square feet of manufacturing space. The total available land on the property is more than 100 acres.

 

On the expanded site, Mullen plans to build a body shop, fully automated paint shop and a general assembly shop.

 

Mullen’s commitment to the facility is strong and growing with hiring ramp-up now beginning for initial workers to support the preproduction build of class 1 and class 2 EV cargo vans. 

 

“This is a milestone for Mullen,” said David Michery, CEO and chairman of Mullen Automotive. “We now own this facility free and clear, with no associated debt or financial obligations on the property. AMEC is a tremendous asset for the company, and we are proud to begin hiring and build-out of the Tunica facility.” 

 

On Nov. 17, Mullen will debut to the world the FIVE EV Crossover at the Los Angeles International Auto Show (LAIAS). The FIVE will debut in the South Hall on Day One of international media and press days. The FIVE will continue on display in the South Hall during the consumer days of the show, Nov. 19-28.

 

Mullen will display multiple variants of the FIVE model while also showcasing powertrain, battery and charging technology.

 

Learn more about the Mullen FIVE at MullenUSA.com.

 

Source: Mullen Automotive, Inc.

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