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Volkswagen's Pivot to Electric Vehicles Will Bring 1,000 Jobs to Tennessee

7 monthes ago   |   By Fortune

Volkswagen will bring 1,000 new jobs to Chattanooga, Tenn., as part of its first electric vehicle facility in North America, the company announced Monday.
The company plans to spend $800 million on a manufacturing facility in the state. Production is expected to begin in 2022. Beyond the direct jobs created, the company expects area automotive suppliers will add employees.
"The US is one of the most important locations for us and producing electric cars in Chattanooga is a key part of our growth strategy in North America," said Dr. Herbert Diess, CEO of Volkswagen AG. “The management...
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Volkswagen to invest $800M to build electric vehicles in US

Volkswagen to invest $800M to build electric vehicles in US

7 monthes ago   |   By New York Post

DETROIT - Volkswagen said on Monday it is investing $800 million to build a new electric vehicle at its plant in Chattanooga, Tenn., as it shifts toward zero-emission vehicles. The German automaker, in an announcement at the Detroit Auto Show, said it is adding 1,000 new jobs and that electric vehicle production in Tennessee will...
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VW CEO says hopes U.S. investments help avoid tariffs against EU

7 monthes ago   |   By Reuters

Volkswagen's Chief Executive Herbert Diess said an $800 million investment to build a new electric car in Chattanooga, Tennessee should help ease tensions with United States President Donald Trump.
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Volkswagen to build electric vehicles at Tennessee plant

7 monthes ago   |   By Miami Herald

German automaker Volkswagen says its factory in Tennessee will be the focus of an $800 million investment in its manufacturing of electric vehicles in North America. Volkswagen said in a...
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Volkswagen to invest $800 million, build new electric vehicle in U.S

7 monthes ago   |   By Reuters

Volkswagen AG said on Monday it is investing $800 million to build a new electric vehicle at its plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, as it shifts toward zero emission vehicles.
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Volkswagen to build new electric vehicle in U.S.: Tennessee governor

7 monthes ago   |   By Reuters

Volkswagen AG is announcing on Monday it will build a new electric vehicle at its plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee as it shifts toward zero emission vehicles, the state's governor told Reuters.
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