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Emerald Automotive

City manager Matt Zimmerman and Emerald spokesman Gary Marble announce the buyout on February 28. Photo by Allison Blood/KMOX.

Emerald Automotive Acquired by Chinese Auto Giant

Geely Group will honor the contract Emerald signed with Hazelwood for the factory, 300 jobs and several thousand trucks produced by 20-18.

02/28/2014

Emerald Automotive long-range electric fleet van gets a look-see in Hazelwood

Hazelwood Mum on Emerald Automotive Deal

It has been nearly two and a half years since officials with Emerald Automotive announced they would build their electric vans in Hazelwood, but the British Company who was scheduled to have vans rolling off the assembly line in 2014 hasn’t broken ground on a plant yet.

01/16/2014

Jeff Abousie, Executive Secretary-Treasurer, St. Louis Building and Construction Trades

Recession Continues to Hammer Local Construction Industry

ST. LOUIS–(KMOX)–Leaders of the local construction industry say the hard times that began in 2008 are continuing — with the unemployement rate among skilled laborers hovering between 20 and 25 percent. “I think it’s been […]

09/13/2012

Emerald Automotive CEO Andy Tempest with his long-range electric fleet van prototype in Hazelwood, Mo.

Automotive Rainmaker Promises Good Times Ahead in Hazelwood

Like a rainmaker coming to a town that’s been in automotive drought, Emerald Automotive CEO Andy Tempest was flashing a winning smile, a shiny prototype van and some kind words for organized labor.

09/13/2012

Emerald Van Mock-Up

Emerald’s Environmentally-Friendly Vans to Arrive Soon

Word is the decision will soon be made between a pair of locations

09/06/2012

new emerald automotive van

UPDATE: Emerald Automotive Not Daunted by Recession Jitters

Company’s new website lists 11 openings, vehicle details

10/10/2011

Emerald Van Mock-Up

Who’s Giving “Green” to Emerald Automotive?

UK fuel cell developer providing seed money

08/09/2011

Emerald Van

No “Royal” Deal Yet for Hazelwood/Emerald Automotive

England’s Postal Service still has to test demo

08/08/2011

Emerald Van

UAW Encouraged in Talks With Emerald Automotive

Regional Director for the U.A.W. is excited but skeptical

07/28/2011