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VW Chattanooga

Fun fact: Volkswagen was the first carmaker to have an assembly plant in the U.S. when it purchased a former Chrysler plant in 1978. While that plant ultimately failed, the automaker returned to our shores with a new, large plant in Chattanooga, Tenn., that represents a $1 billion investment by the German carmaker. Check out more details in the link below and make sure to read our other top stories of the week, as well:

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By Colin Bird | April 21, 2012 | Comments (3)

Comments 

EllisF

You left an important word out of the first sentence of this article, "foreign."

EllisF

(and your time stamp is an hour slow, too)

Agent Mike

You left out a Very Important Fun Fact. It was a non UAW car factory, and still is.

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