The first thousand people to buy electric cars in Tennessee could receive a $2500 rebate from the state.
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A Japanese auto supplier revealed Wednesday it will locate 385 jobs in Maury County. The announcement represents the filling of some vacant space left by GM suppliers.
An automotive supplier announced plans Wednesday to build a manufacturing facility in Murfreesboro. NHK Seating of America expects to employ more than 200 workers by 2015.
June sales for Franklin-based Nissan North America went up nearly 11 percent compared to last year.
Brentwood Republican Marsha Blackburn accused her colleagues of playing politics at Tuesday’s hearing on Toyota’s safety problems. She chastised committee members for being slow to react.
General Motors has decided to build its new subcompact car in Michigan instead of Tennessee.
Even as GM transfers production of its Chevrolet Traverse from Spring Hill to Michigan, area parts suppliers will likely continue their work for the vehicle.
Corker says when the carmakers came asking for government money in December, he tried to put them through restructuring steps similar to bankruptcy, but without the actual bankruptcy.
GM wants to reduce its workforce, yet again, through a buyout program. But this time, the ailing automaker is offering less cash – 20-thousand dollars plus a 25-thousand dollar vehicle voucher.
A company spokesman says Nissan is still in the running for a federal loan program designed to help auto companies retool older plants.
Nissan Motors announced a restructuring plan today that includes cutting 20-thousand jobs globally over the next year.
GM announced 2,000 job cuts today at U-S plants. Tennessee’s Spring Hill operation was spared the worst of the cuts, but it didn’t get away unscathed.
Bridgestone’s plant in LaVergne will soon reduce truck tire production and stop making consumer tires altogether. That means hundreds more lay-offs beyond the number initially announced in December.
Senator Bob Corker met with GM officials at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit last night.
Nissan North America wants federal money to help it build more fuel efficient cars. The Franklin-based automaker has applied for part of a 25-billion dollar low-interest loan package that Congress passed earlier this year through its energy bill.
The down economy may have New Year’s Eve revelers attending leaner events this year, but they’ll still need someone to drive them home if they drink too much. This marks the 25th year of the Sober Ride program.
When gas prices soared in summer, traffic fatalities in the state dropped. But as prices eased in fall, the number of fatalities here didn’t bounce back.
Johnson Controls plans to lay off most of the workers at its plant in Columbia. The factory makes seats and consoles for the Chevy Traverse, which General Motors makes in nearby Spring Hill.
Homeowners facing foreclosure and looking for help to keep their houses have no guarantee they’ll find the right people for the job. WPLN has one Middle Tennessee woman’s story.
The 34-hundred workers at GM’s plant in Spring Hill found some comfort in the White House’s commitment of billions in low-interest loans this morning.