Friday, April 09, 2010
NISSAN EV BUILDS BATTERY PLANT IN TENNESSEE
April 7, 2010 (PR Newswire)
"Nissan North America, Inc. (Nissan) has selected W.G. Yates of Philadelphia, Miss., as the general contractor supporting the pre-construction services phase for Nissan's new battery plant that will be built at the automaker's vehicle assembly plant in Smyrna, Tenn. The battery plant will support the assembly of the Nissan LEAF that will be built at the Smyrna plant in late 2012.
Here are some links I found.
This one mentions a Mississippi contractor that got the Nissan contract. Someone to check out who they are tied to.
Bingo, this one mentions Thormann. Used Nissan, EV, DOE, Funding Thormann
Other read worthy stuff
They mention the Group executive committee having one of the 3 suspended. Ghosn, Pelata and Thormann are all sitting on that committee, now we wait to see which of the 3 takes the fall for the rest. I think more heads will roll as the investigation continues and they see it is bigger than they thought. (so far ONLY Pelata's has "rolled" .....