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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 Motor to use solar energy to power Georgia Metaplant

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Hyundai Motor will use solar energy to power its Georgia Metaplant, which is still under construction. Hyundai is expected to receive 378 GWh of solar energy annually for its Metaplant in Georgia. As a result, Hyundai recently announced that it would invest more in the Georgia Metaplant to produce hybrids.

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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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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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Kia Georgia Begins Assembly of the 2025 Kia EV9 All-Electric SUV

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The 2025 Kia EV9 is the first electric vehicle assembled in the state of Georgia and joins the award-winning Telluride, Sorento, and Sportage SUVs currently assembled at Kia’s West Point facility West Point, Georgia — Thursday marked a historic milestone at Kia Georgia’s assembly plant in West Point as team.

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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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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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