Production to begin there in 2022 when a 564,000-square-foot addition to the Chattanooga body shop is complete.
UAW misses getting a foothold in foreign-owned auto assembly plants located in the traditionally anti-union South.
The announcement was made at the Detroit auto show.
One million-square-foot facility is expected to create 600 new jobs.
Decision was dependent on recent passage of a bill that included tax cuts for manufacturers
The 829,000-square-foot facility is expected to create 600 new jobs.
NLRB ruled the German automaker was engaging in unfair labour practices.
Lured from Maryland following objections to the state’s gun control measures.
Small group of skilled trades to hold a vote on joining the union.
Election on exclusive bargaining rights would only apply to the about 165 “skilled trade” workers at the plant.
Filing comes as the union works toward gaining collective bargaining rights at its first foreign-owned plant in the South.
Automaker says it needs a bigger body shop at the Tennessee plant to accommodate future production needs.
An army of robots are cutting energy use by up to 220,000 kw/h per year at the Chattanooga, Tenn. manufacturing site.
Establishes formal rules for labour groups, may pit UAW against ACE
Automaker says it will recognize the union, allowing it to bargain for both members and non-members.