Another EV manufacturer charged for material misrepresentation to investors

It's almost as if someone put a hex on manufacturers that went public through de-SPACs. In 2022, Enforcement charged Nikola Corporation, an aspiring manufacturer of low- or zero-emission semi-trucks, alleging that Nikola “defrauded investors by misleading them about its products, technical advancements, and commercial prospects,” leading to a $125 million settlement. (See this PubCo post.) Then we had a twofer—settled actions against two manufacturers of electric vehicles for misleading investors. In the first case, Hyzon Motors ., a maker of hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles, was charged with misleading investors about the status of Hyzon's products, business relationships and vehicle sales, agreeing to pay a civil penalty of $25 million.
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