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Lordstown auto plant buyer Foxconn unveils new electric sedan, SUV, bus

The two personal electric vehicles are expected to get as much as 400 miles of range.

TAIPEI, Taiwan — Taiwanese electronics manufacturer Foxconn unveiled three new electric vehicles Monday: A luxury sedan, an SUV and an urban bus.

Foxconn is currently negotiating a deal to purchase the 6.2-million-square-foot Lordstown Motors Corp. vehicle assembly complex in order to produce electric vehicles. The company revealed the three prototype models during a Monday promotional event.

The company, formally known as Hon Hai Technology Group, manufactures Apple iPhones but has been trying to break into the fast-growing electric vehicle market.

The "Foxtron" Model C unveiled Monday is an electric SUV built on the company's electric vehicle open platform. It's expected to get more than 400 miles of range on an extended charge.

The Foxtron Model E, developed in partnership with an Italian firm, is a "luxury flagship sedan" for middle to high-end consumers. Its rear seat can be converted into a mobile office. It's expected to get more than 450 miles of range.

The Foxtron Model T is a urban bus that reportedly meets Federal Transit Administration safety regulations and standards, and has already completed nearly 125,000 miles and 1,000 hours of testing.

It's currently unclear if Foxconn intends to produce any of these vehicles at the Lordstown plant.

Foxconn and Lordstown Motors have confirmed a vehicle being developed in partnership with Fisker Inc., known as the PEAR, or "Personal Electric Automotive Revolution," will be manufactured at the Lordstown plant.

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