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VW’s 30-mile supplier zone doesn’t worry Knoxville Chamber

A story in today’s Chattanooga Times Free Press says Volkswagen will encourage all suppliers for its new Chattanooga plant to locate within 30 miles of the soon-to-open factory.

Since Knoxville is about 100 miles from the VW plant, the 30-mile limit would seem to spell
012010volkswagen.02.jpgtrouble for Knoxville-area economic development officials’ effort to recruit VW suppliers.

But Knoxville Chamber officials say they aren’t worried.

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