BERLIN – Volkswagen AG says incentives, weather and logistics played a big role in its selection of Chattanooga, TN, as the site for its new car-assembly plant. But Tennessee officials believe it was a meeting of the minds that ultimately closed the deal. “I think it was our environmental stewardship – we were already aligned with what VW wanted to do,” Trevor W. Hamilton, vice president-economic development for the Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce, says about what put his region ...

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