Foxconn will build ‘driver optional’ electric tractors at the plant it bought from Lordstown Motors

Monarch's self-driving tractor.

LORDSTOWN, Ohio — Foxconn is filling up its new factory in Trumbull County, announcing that it will build electric, “driver optional” tractors for a California company called Monarch Tractor.

Foxconn announced the contract manufacturing agreement in a news release Tuesday morning. The company plans to start building Monarch Tractor’s MK-V Series in early 2023.

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Written by Sean McDonnell.

Originally published August 9, 2022.

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