NextStar Energy EV Battery Manufacturing Plant

Government of Canada welcomes largest investment in Canada’s auto industry right here in Windsor-Essex!

  • Announced on March 23, 2022 in Windsor, Ontario
  • Joint venture between Stellantis and LG Energy Solutions to set up battery manufacturing facility in Windsor
  • $5 billion dollar investment
  • 2,500 direct good paying jobs and several thousand indirect jobs

Over the last few years, Invest WindsorEssex (IWE) has conducted several regional studies identifying the next generation economy through sector diversification, skilled workforce and ecosystem development. Windsor-Essex is a natural choice for next generation EV investment and we are thrilled to welcome the Stellantis | LG Energy Solutions battery manufacturing plant venture, NextStar Energy, to our region.

IWE is proud to have supported this $5 billion investment that will secure thousands of direct and indirect future jobs for Windsor-Essex. This investment in innovative technologies, will help strengthen the economy and protect good quality local jobs for the region. Electric vehicle battery manufacturing in Windsor-Essex will also boost Ontario’s robust auto parts supply chain and skilled workforce and help meet the global demand for low-carbon auto production.

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