As part of the bankruptcy and restructuring of General Motors Wilmington Assembly ceased automotive production on Tuesday, July 28, Its final product was a Pontiac Solstice convertible. Vice President and former Delaware senator Joe Biden ed Fisker executives for the announcement at the plant.
Fisker said it would begin production on its vehicles by late ; Project Nina would eventually create or support 2, factory jobs as well as 3, vendor and supplier jobs. Byit expected production to enter full swing, turning out 75,—, vehicles per year.
It expected to export more than half of these vehicles, which would have been the largest export percentage of any domestic automaker. Production was delayed to enter nuyss due to bankruptcy and financial constraints.
In Octoberthe plant was put up for sale. The newsrk center, which would be Amazon's third in the state, is planned to be open by the end of The terminology is confusing because most plants assembled more than just Chevrolet or B-O-P, and refers to the management structure only. The five brands originated vehicles from their respective "home" plants, where vehicles were assembled locally for their respective regions.
Vehicles were also produced in "knock-down" kits and sent to the branch assembly locations.