China-owned electric car start-up buys old Humvee manufacturing plant in Indiana

China-owned electric car start-up buys old Humvee manufacturing plant in Indiana

Martin Eberhard, a co-founder of Tesla Motors, poses next to an electric motor in 2006. Eberhard is chief innovation officer and chief scientist of SF Motors, a China-owned start-up that bought a former Humvee plant in Indiana. (Paul Sakuma / Associated Press) SF Motors, a Chinese-owned, Silicon Valley-based electric car start-up, just bought a U.S. manufacturing plant. It’s an old AM General factory in Indiana that once built Humvees. SF Motors is the latest in a string of start-ups looking to enter the high-end electric car market with technology-loaded luxury vehicles that feature autonomous driving capabilities. Right now, the […]