Smiles for new VW plant; Frowns for Nissan Leaf

Volkswagen’s new plant nearing completion in Chattanooga is the subject of a favorable report on Forbes.com.

012010vwdealers036.jpg“The German carmaker is halfway through building one of the world’s cleanest automobile plants,” says the story by Jim Motavalli.

Read full VW story here.

Not so favorable, is the accompanying report on the Leaf, Nissan’s new electric car being built in Rutherford County, Tennessee.

“Turns out it might not be so green for its bottom line,” writes Josh Wolfe.

Read the Leaf report here

Photo: Angela Lewis/ Chattanooga Times Free Press.