Expect Tennessee to become the continent’s sixth-largest vehicle assembly region when production begins at Volkswagen Group of America Inc.’s new site in Chattanooga. VW announces today that it will spend $1 billion on a greenfield plant in Tennessee to further the auto maker’s goal of tripling its U.S. customer base in the next decade. Scheduled to launch production in 2011, the plant will provide direct employment to 2,000 people, the auto maker says in a statement. The move, which ...

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