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Production of Volkswagen’s first American-built electric vehicle has kicked off in Tennessee, with the automaker announcing plans to bump production at the factory to 7,000 cars per month, reports the Associated Press.

The Chattanooga factory, which employs more than 4,000 people, will mainly rely on North American parts for assembly, with the batteries supplied by SK Innovation in Georgia.

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