April 23, 2019
Google subsidiary Waymo to lease, invest in Detroit factory
Source: Pete Bigelow, Crain’s Detroit
Waymo had reached an agreement with American Axle & Manufacturing to lease an existing factory in Detroit, MI.
The company will invest $13.6 million in the factory. The move will allow Waymo to retrofit Fiat Chrysler and Jaguar automobiles with self-driving systems.
The leased plant is expected to grow to 200,000 square feet and employ hundreds of workers.
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