Author Archives: Gabriel Coan

Toyota & Tesla Join Forces in Fremont

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In a stunning reversal of fortune for the Bay Area’s last auto plant, Toyota announced today it will partner with Palo Alto’s Tesla Motors to produce electric vehicles at the recently shuttered NUMMI facility in Fremont. Gov. Schwarzenegger joined officials … Continue reading »


Is There a Future for NUMMI?

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California is shopping for another automaker to take over the New United Motor Manufacturing plant in the Bay Area suburb of Fremont after it closes on April 1st. Most observers say the shutdown has nothing to do with the quality … Continue reading »