At more than two-million square feet, the mayor of St. Thomas, Ont. couldn’t believe the size of the battery plant under construction in Salzgitter, Germany.

“It is about a third the size of what St. Thomas’ would be. And truly all I could do was stand at the side and go ‘wow, that’s huge,’” Preston said after his trip overseas this week.

“Now picture three times that sitting just north off of Ron McNeil (Line) and Highbury (Ave).”

Preston, along with city manager Sandra Datars Bere and Economic Development Corp. CEO Sean Dyke, spent three days in Germany, before arriving home Saturday…(Read more)

Originally published by CTV News London
Authored by Brent Lale
Published on December 17, 2023
Picture credit by City of St. Thomas