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UAW Drops Fight For Re-Vote At Volkswagen's Tennessee Plant
UAW Drops Fight For Re-Vote At Volkswagen's Tennessee Plant

The United Auto Workers has thrown in the towel -- in Tennessee, at least. According to Reuters, the union has backed away from its high-profile attempt to overturn a recent vote against unionization at a Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, and many are wondering what this means for the future of the...Read More»

2011 Nissan Teana sedan
Nissan To Build Mid-Size Teana Sedan In Tennessee For Export Only?

Japanese carmakers have a problem: Their home-market currency is worth a lot, and that makes vehicle exports from Japan increasingly expensive in other currencies. Like most countries, Japan is desperate to avoid hollowing out its manufacturing industries by exporting assembly to other countries...Read More»

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Nissan Comes Out Of The Closet Against Anti-Gay Tennessee Law

If you didn't already know what Nissan's words meant, you'd likely have no idea what the company was saying in a statement it released yesterday. So we'll translate. "Nissan North America, a company with its headquarters (and two factories) in the state of Tennessee, opposes a pair of recent bills...Read More»

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Volkswagen May Build Several Models At U.S. Plant

Volkswagen announced last year that it was building a new plant in the southern state of Tennessee for a new mid-size sedan that will be launched in the U.S. next year. The car is expected to be slightly larger than the Passat and is being designed to rival the Honda Accord and Toyota Camry...Read More»

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EV Fans Get In Line For The 2011 Nissan LEAF, Reservations Open April

Nissan is stepping up its promotional efforts for its 2011 LEAF electric vehicle, which the automaker plans to launch this December. The compact hatch was first revealed last August and since then has been doing the rounds of public fairs and small scale drive days across the country as part of the...Read More»

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Nissan Secures $1.4 Billion In DOE Funding For 2011 Leaf EV

Nissan has become one of the first non-U.S. based automakers to receive funding from the Department of Energy (DOE) Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing Incentive Program established back in 2007. The program, which set aside $25 billion to help fund the development and manufacture of a new...Read More»

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