Shuttered Illinois plant to be reopened by Rivian Automotive: mayor

Reuters News
Posted: Dec 09, 2016 9:57 AM

(Reuters) - The former Mitsubishi Motors plant in Normal, Illinois that was shut about a half year ago has been purchased by startup Rivian Automotive, which plans to reopen the factory in five years, the Normal mayor said on Friday.

Rivian could not be reached for comment on Friday morning.

(Reporting by Bernie Woodall)