Prebo says plans are still calling for about 100 people to be working at the company’s Elkhart manufacturing operation by the end of the year. He says an electric car can go about 100 miles for the price of half-a-gallon of gas at today’s rates. The company says the technology could save drivers more than $3,000 a year in fuel expenses.
Think’s presence in Elkhart has been having an impact elsewhere in the state. It has a supplier agreement with Indianapolis-based Ener1 for lithium-ion batteries.