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Hyundai Motor Group on May 20 announced it has entered into an agreement with the State of Georgia to build its first dedicated full electric vehicle and battery manufacturing facilities in the U.S.

Friday, 20 May 2022 11:13

TN Student Presented with Malco ‘Head of the Class’ Award

Written by Betty Proctor, Chattanooga State

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Kenadie Halling, a high-achieving student in the Tennessee College of Applied Technology collision repair technology program at Chattanooga State Community College, received a “Head of the Class” award from Malco Products, SBC.

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To recognize the efforts of its production team as it prepares for electric vehicle assembly, Volkswagen Chattanooga announced May 18 that all production and maintenance team members and team leaders will receive a $3,000 bonus.

Friday, 13 May 2022 15:36

Florida Classic Car Dealer Charged with Fraud

Written by Steven Symes, Motorious

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There’s no denying the classic car market is red hot. People who admittedly aren’t gearheads have been investing, driving values up for many vehicles, much to the frustration of enthusiasts.

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Classic Collision, LLC, a leading national multi-site collision repair operator based in Atlanta, announced a new closing May 13---the acquisition of five ABRA Auto Body repair facilities in Chattanooga, Cleveland and Hixson, TN.

Friday, 13 May 2022 14:39

Car Repair Times Increase as Supply Chain Issues Cause Backup at Alabama Body Shops

Written by Lauren Jackson, WBRC News

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Supply chain issues have impacted nearly every industry and even body shops are backed up.

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