August 29th, 2021
Sharp to make electric cars?
- Sharp’s owner, Hon Hai Precision of Taiwan (aka Foxconn), had its founder, Terry Gou in interview state:
o “If we can make iPhones, why can’t we make EVs? It is an iPhone with four wheels.”
- Young Liu, current chairman, announced plans to build factories in the U.S. and Thailand that will assemble electric vehicles, and looking for locations in Europe
- Already supplies electronics to electric car makers, such as Tesla and BMW
- Plans to supply cars to Fisker of New York, Byton of Chica, Yulon Motor of Taiwan and possibly Apple