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GreenPower Unveils Plan to Manufacture All Electric School Buses in West Virginia

Electric vehicle manufacturer GreenPower Motor Company signed an agreement last week with the state of West Virginia to begin producing zero-emission, all-electric school buses in a new manufacturing facility, and said the state has committed to buying at least $15 million of the vehicles produced there.

GreenPower and West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice held a press conference last week to announce the deal, which includes a lease/purchase agreement for a 9.5-acre property with an 80,000-square-foot building in South Charleston. Terms of the agreement require no cash up front and monthly lease payments to begin nine months after production is online, GreenPower said.

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