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Kia Georgia to expand to accommodate EV9 production

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This more than $200-million expansion will create nearly 200 additional jobs in Troup County with EV9 joining the Telluride, Sorento and Sportage SUVs and the K5 mid-size sedan as the fifth model to be assembled at Kia Georgia. Best of all, it will be assembled in West Point, Georgia. and began mass production on 16 November 2009.

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Hyundai moves up production start date at Georgia Metaplant

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Hyundai has pushed forward its production start date at an upcoming plant in Georgia, with the automaker now aiming to start manufacturing electric vehicles (EVs) at the site later this year. Georgia is like a second home to us,” said José Muñoz, Hyundai President and Global COO. “On Hyundai allegedly rushing construction on $7.6B

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GE Appliances deploying fleet of electric trucks from Einride in Kentucky, Georgia, and Tennessee

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GE Appliances (GEA), a Haier company, is deploying a fleet of electric freight vehicles on routes between the company’s inbound warehouses and its manufacturing facilities in Kentucky, Georgia, and Tennessee.

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Hyundai breaks ground on training center in Georgia

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Hyundai recently broke ground on its training center in Georgia. The Hyundai Mobility Training Center is operated by Georgia Quick Start. Georgia Quick Start will train employees for the Hyundai Motor Group Metaplant America (HMGMA) and affiliate companies, including Mobis, Clovis, and Tansys.

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Archer Aviation selects site in Georgia for eVTOL manufacturing facility

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Archer intends to invest $118M over the next 10 years and will receive an incentive package totaling 33% of its capital investment commitment, which includes land conveyance, tax incentives and Georgia REBA grant. Archer will receive an incentive package, which includes land conveyance, tax incentives and Georgia REBA grant.

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SK Innovation accelerates hiring at its first US-based EV battery site in Georgia

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With the support of the State of Georgia, Jackson County and City of Commerce, SK Innovation plans to hire more than 1,000 skilled workers by the end of 2021 as it prepares for initial production at the first of two electric vehicle battery plants being built in Commerce, about 70 miles northeast of Atlanta.

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Georgia Tech researchers develop aluminum-foil-based anodes for all-solid-state Li-ion batteries

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A team of researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology, led by Matthew McDowell, associate professor in the George W. The project began as a collaboration between the Georgia Tech team and Novelis, a leading manufacturer of aluminum and the world’s largest aluminum recycler, as part of the Novelis Innovation Hub at Georgia Tech.

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