Time running out for Lordstown Motors to complete Foxconn deal

Lordstown Motors President Ed Hightower with the Endurance pickup truck

Cash-starved Lordstown Motors missed its deadline for closing the sale of its plant to Taiwan’s Foxconn EV Technology Inc., a deal critical to the startup’s execution of electric light-duty trucks focused on commercial fleets. 

The two agreed to an asset purchase agreement (APA) in November 2021. Under the deal, Foxconn would purchase the 6.2 million-square-foot Lordstown complex from LMC for $230 million.

The deal was supposed to close Friday. But is being held up by details of a contract...


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