Having already blamed shifting market conditions and even "snowy and icy cold" winter weather (in Wisconsin) for its failure to launch manufacturing at the firm's bulldozed, valley-free
Wisconn Valley rural Racine County site, Foxconn could be handed another excuse if its latest teased venture - electric vehicle production - is added to a published list of non-starters which include way of flat panel TVs, airport coffee kiosks and ice cream exports.
This is the relevant story:
As I've said: Building electric vehicles in Mt. Pleasant would be nice, but it was hard to put much stock in that announced plan even before we have learned that a shortage of key electronic components is slowing vehicle production by established car and truck makers already working with stressed supply chains worldwide.
Here's an excellent in-depth look at the Foxconn fiasco:
And here is my blog's Foxconn archive covering nearly four years with about 400 posts: