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VW investing $ 800M to build electric cars in Tennessee from 2022



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VW wants to start building the ID Crozz EV in Tennessee from 2022.


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Volkswagen on Monday confirmed the location of its new North American electric car plant : Chattanooga, Tennessee. Rather than building a new factory, VW plans to launch $ 800 million expansion of its existing Chattanooga plant, which is currently building the Passat and Atlas, to allow VW to build future EVs on the company's MEB modular platform . [19659005ThefirstEVtobebuiltinChattanoogawantstobethe ID Crozz electric crossover, which plans to roll off the line of the Chattanooga plans in 2022. VW also plans to sell the ID Buzz , a modern-day interpretation of the classic microbus, in North America. MEB production locations globally by 2022.

"The US is one of the most important locations for producing and producing electric cars in Chattanooga Our growth strategy in North America, "Herbert Diess, Volkswagen CEO, said in a statement.

The first VW electric car to launch on the MEB platform will be the ID hatchback which is roughly golf sized. It'll start production in Germany by the end of this year, but will not be sold in the US.


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