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© VCG / Contributor Foxconn employees take shuttle buses to head home on October 30, 2022 in Zhengzhou, Henan Province of China. VCG / Contributor
- Chinese government officials are helping Foxconn recruit Communist Party members, civil servants, and military veterans amid a labor shortage, NYT reports.
- Hundreds of workers recently fled the iPhone manufacturer's facilities amid a COVID outbreak.
- Foxconn's labor shortage could mean iPhone shipment delays around the holidays.
Chinese government officials are helping the largest manufacturer of Apple's iPhone, Foxconn, to recruit Communist Party members, civil servants, and military veterans, The New York Times reported on Friday.
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The move is reportedly part of a state-led effort to fill in the factory's labor shortage in the wake of a mass employee exodus over fears of strict COVID-related lockdowns.
Foxconn, located in Zhengzhou, China, employs and houses more than 200,000 workers coming from rural villages and towns across China in dorms. The company told the Times that it's been working with local government agencies to hire more people to ramp up iPhone production and avoid shipment delays as the holiday season approaches.
iPhone maker Foxconn wants to build 5% of the world's EVs by 2025 — and just launched its latest 3 models. Take a look.
- iPhone maker Foxconn has ambitious plans to make 5% of the world's EVs by 2025.
- At its annual Tech Day on Tuesday, the Taiwanese tech giant unveiled its latest 3 EVs.
- See details of the three EVs, which include an electric SUV and an electric pickup.
Foxconn might have made its name globally as the manufacturer of Apple's iPhone, but the Taiwanese company is targeting a new future; electric vehicles.
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At the company's annual Tech Day on Tuesday, executives unveiled the next three vehicles in that plan, including the first Taiwan-made electric pickup.
At its annual shareholder meeting in May, chief executive Liu Young-Way had already underlined just how seriously the company takes its ambitions. He said he wanted the company to account for 5% of the global market within three years, per the Washington Post, a market equivalent to $31 billion.
However, unlike its rivals in the congested market for EVs, the group has no plans to market any vehicles under its own brand. Foxconn, which is also known as Hon Hai Technology Group, instead plans to design and build EVs from the chassis up, on behalf of clients, who will then market the cars under their own brands.
See what the three latest models look like.
The MODEL C
The MODEL C was first unveiled as a prototype vehicle last year but is now set to go into production and will hit the road during the second half of 2023, Foxconn said, in a release.
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The EV will be sold by Yulon Motor under the name Luxgen n7, per The Washington Post. The five-seat SUV has a range of 440 miles. No price was revealed.
The MODEL B crossover
The concept prototype MODEL B is the "mainstream for the younger generation," Foxconn said. Primarily designed for urban use, the compact has a cruising range of 279 miles.
The crossover is based on the MODEL C platform, but has changes to its body and size, Foxconn said.
Foxconn founder Terry Gou introduced the MODEL B by driving it onto the stage at the event, per Bloomberg.
The MODEL V electric pickup
This will be the first electric pickup made in Taiwan, the company said.
The five-seat double cab EV, displayed in a metallic blue tinge, has a towing capacity of three tons. The company did not reveal details as to the range of the battery in its release.
The three vehicles are in addition to three electric vehicle prototypes announced in October 21 — The MODEL T, an electric bus, an SUV, and what was at the time, the MODEL C prototype.
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MILWAUKEE (AP) — The high winds forecasters warned about are blasting down Wisconsin Avenue, but 15 grandmothers lining up in the street are ready to march. They’re dressed for this morning’s parade in wide-brimmed hats held on tight with elastic chin straps. And they’ve subbed out red pom poms for white ones so the dye won’t run in rain that is teasing its return from a leaden November sky. “This is like my calling,” says Kathi Schmeling, a retired human resources assistant, her grin framed by the crimson lipstick that is a signature of the women who call themselves the Milwaukee Dancing Grannies. “This is my happy place.
In February of that year, Foxconn also announced a deal with the US auto startup Fisker to manufacture 250,000 vehicles a year from 2023.
Foxconn did not immediately respond to Insider's request for further comment.
Local government officials in Zhoukou, a city that's two-hours away from Zhengzhou, gathered this week to discuss Foxconn's recruitment difficulties and established quotas to hire more factory workers, according to a Shanghai Securities Journal report written in Chinese.
Recruitment notices were also posted across China's government-run social media pages, according to the Times. Foxconn will reportedly pay new workers up to 30 yuan, or $4 a day and promises them a 3,000 yuan bonus after 30 days if they start working by mid-November.
While China has a track record of deploying military and government officials during turbulent times, an activist familiar with China's labor trends told the Times that recruiting retired soldiers in particular is an unprecedented move for private businesses. He emphasized that older veterans may struggle to work in physically taxing factory conditions.
Foxconn's recruitment drive comes after hundreds of Foxconn workers fled its facilities in mid-October to avoid getting trapped quarantining there in light of a COVID-outbreak on-site. China locked down the area around the plant for seven days, which threatened to impact iPhone production heading into the holidays.
Some workers were filmed climbing over fences and walking down highways with bags of personal belongings, heading toward their hometowns in an attempt to avoid alleged food shortages among quarantined employees.
Unverified videos seen by Insider also show Foxconn workers protesting prison-like confinement in their dorms amid claims that eight employees allegedly died in a shared room, though Foxconn denied that anyone has died there.
Jeremy Pruitt deceived us: Tennessee responds to NCAA notice of allegations .
University of Tennessee released Thursday its 108-page response to the NCAA's notice of allegations of rules violations committed under Jeremy Pruitt.Instead, the university said Pruitt, his wife and his staff knowingly concealed their malfeasance despite UT's best efforts to follow NCAA rules in monitoring the football program. That was UT's only major dispute in responding to the NCAA notice of allegations.