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Mercedes-Benz is opening a new battery plant in Bibb County, AL, a few months ahead of the start of production of the all-electric Mercedes-EQ vehicles in the U.S.

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EOS Linx, a provider of solar-supported electric vehicle (EV) chargers with data-driven digital advertising displays, on March 16 announced a partnership with convenience store cooperative Independent Buyers' Co-Op (I.B.C.) to install EOS Charge Stations at select member stores across the South.

Wednesday, 16 March 2022 08:59

Rivian Georgia Plant Pushing Lawmakers to Revisit Direct Sales Legislation

Written by Maria Merano, Teslarati

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Rivian’s $5 billion manufacturing plant in Georgia is pushing lawmakers to revisit the Peach State’s legislation on direct sales by vehicle manufacturers.

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CARSTAR, North America’s largest multi-store network of independently owned collision repair facilities, announced the opening of CARSTAR Alan Conner Collision Mechanicsville, located at 8061 Mechanicsville Turnpike, Mechanicsville, VA 23111.

Friday, 04 March 2022 14:45

BMW Investing More Than $200 Million to Add New Press Shop at SC Plant

Written by David Dykes, Greenville Business Magazine

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BMW announced March 2 it will invest more than $200 million to build a 219,000-square foot press shop at its South Carolina plant.

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Construction on Ford’s Blue Oval City is set to begin in March on 3,600 acres of the West Tennessee Regional Megasite and logistics are now a large question.