Lordstown Motors Corp

Lordstown Motors CEO Steve Burns stands next to his company's all electric Endurance pickup.
Lordstown Motors

An upstart electric vehicle maker says it now has more than 100,000 orders for its new pickup truck. Lordstown Motors Corp plans to begin production of the Endurance All-Electric Pickup Truck in September at its plant near Youngstown.

Geno DiFabio, Youngstown truck driver, talking with Vice President Mike Pence outside of the boyhood home of Abraham Lincoln in Indiana.
RNC

A truck driver from Youngstown, Geno DiFabio, was featured during the second night of the Republican National Convention as part of the night's general theme "Land of Opportunity," arguing that President Donald Trump's policies help create economic opportunity.

The GM plant in Lordstown, Ohio, closed in 2019 as part of a massive company restructuring.
Tony Dejak / Associated Press

The company that bought Lordstown’s former General Motors plant expects to start producing an electric pickup truck there within the next year.

The GM plant in Lordstown, Ohio, closed in 2019 as part of a massive company restructuring.
Tony Dejak / Associated Press

General Motors is selling a massive assembly plant it shut down earlier this year in Lordstown, a closing that drew threats and scolding from President Donald Trump, to a newly formed company that said Thursday it intends to begin making electric trucks by late 2020.