Scott Keogh, VW, in San Francisco, California, Sept. 18, 2018.
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CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – Volkswagen is “actively” looking to establish new assembly and battery facilities in the U.S., Volkswagen of America CEO Scott Keogh told CNBC on Wednesday.
Keogh declined to discuss potential locations for such operations. The German automaker’s electrification efforts are currently based in Tennessee, including localized production of the VW ID.4 crossover EV, which is set to begin later this year.
“We are actively in the process of looking at another production facility and also looking at a battery facility,” Keogh said in an interview.
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