The electric vehicle industry is steadily gaining momentum. Just check out MNN blogger Jim Motavalli’s book, "High Voltage," for proof, and UQM Technologies is banking on this growth. As the EV industry grows, UQM Technologies, which manufactures electric motors, will be able to add more green jobs to the 78 already on its roster. In this video, UQM Technologies’ CEO William Rankin gives a tour of his Longmont, Colo., electric motor manufacturing facility.


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A behind-the-scenes look at an electric motor plant
UQM Technologies is capable of producing 20,000 electric motors annually.