| Jul 7, 2011
| 8:12 AM
Connersville said a decision about a new Carbon Motors plant should be reached soon.
The new plant would bring 1,500 jobs but the federal government must approve a more than $310 loan for the plan to be possible.
The police car manufacturer wants to...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 6:21 PM
Federal lawmakers have agreed to not make cuts to a government fund designed to spur production of alternative energy vehicles. A move that could help Carbon Motors finally receive a loan to move to Connersville.
Two years ago, Carbon Motors applied...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 1:41 PM
Mayor Leonard Urban of Connersville said Monday that he expects a positive report from a top official of the Obama administration's Department of Labor after a recent visit to Fayette County to check on the progress of a proposed Carbon Motors factory....
| Jun 19, 2011
| 5:00 AM
Former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. led trade missions to Singapore, China and Israel. His lieutenant governor, Michael S. Steele, went to Ghana, South Africa, Paris, Barbados and Israel. Former Gov. Parris N. Glendening took overseas trips with an aide who...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 1:44 PM
The city of Connersville is vowing to explore new ways to create jobs, just one day after the federal government rejected a loan for a police car manufacturer that promised to employ 1,500 people.
Carbon Motors generated excitement throughout the city...
| Mar 6, 2009
Connersville Police Captain Ryan Richardson has heard the buzz. It is one of five cities in the running for a new police car plant.
"There's a lot of excitement around here, there's no doubt about it."
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| Jan 2, 2009
VAN BUREN TOWNSHIP, MI (AP) - Automotive supplier Visteon Corp. says it will shift more than 2,000 workers to a four-day week and cut their pay by 20 percent as tight credit and collapsing sales cause huge industry losses.
The moves will begin on...
| May 5, 2009
| 4:41 AM
It's show and tell time for the city of Connersville.
The city is on the short list of potential headquarters for police car manufacturer Carbon Motors. On Tuesday the owners of Carbon Motors will visit Connersville for a second time and tour the...
| Jul 29, 2009
| 12:53 AM
Sources confirm to FOX 59 News that Carbon Motors has picked Connersville for its worldwide headquarters.
The announcement is expected to be made at a rally Wednesday at the former Visteon Plant in Connersville. Governor Mitch Daniels and company...
| Jul 29, 2009
| 7:34 PM
Carbon Motors CEO Bill Santana Li made it official Wednesday announcing the company will move into Connersville's old Visteon plant to build it's E7 high-tech police cars.
Governor Mitch Daniels and Connersville Mayor Leonard Urban joined with Carbon...
| Dec 23, 2009
| 7:32 AM
Crews plan to rehabilitate the old Visteon plant in part by using money leftover from a city landfill project. The efforts are estimated to cost about $4 million, but are a pivotal part of the deal with Carbon Motors.
The company will use the plant to...