26 Nov '12, 3pm

EVs encourage a new generation to join the car industry: The manufacture of electric vehicles is helping to attr...

EVs encourage a new generation to join the car industry: The manufacture of electric vehicles is helping to attr...

The manufacture of electric vehicles is helping to attract young blood into the car industry-that’s according to car giant, GM. Forty-five per cent of hourly workers at the firm’s Brownstown Battery Assembly plant in Michigan, where batteries for GM’s EV models are made-are aged between 24-31 years old. Part of a tech-savvy, environmentally-conscious generation know as Millennials, they want challenging careers that require them to multi-task and adapt to new demands. As the only US facility that mass produces batteries for extended-range electric vehicles, Brownstown Battery Assembly, part of a wholly owned subsidiary called GM Subsystems Manufacturing LLC, provides new and different jobs that pique the interest of younger job seekers. The plant already produces batteries for the Chevrolet Volt and Vauxhall/Opel Ampera and will soon be taking on the job of making batterie...

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