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Governor, execs celebrate Megasite news

“Blue Oval City will be the biggest auto manufacturing (site) in our 118-year history,” said Ford president and CEO Jim Farley. “It will produce electric vehicles on a scale we couldn’t have even imagined 10 years ago.” 

The long drive to making cars closer to Memphis

Memphis lost out when the state’s original auto corridor was established in Middle Tennessee almost 40 years ago. The new Ford plant in Haywood County comes with lessons and doubts.

Suburbs could become growth point with proximity to proposed Ford plans

Arlington, Bartlett and Lakeland could emerge as the suburban municipalities that benefit most from Blue Oval City given its proximity to the Haywood County site. 

What Haywood County can learn from the GM plant in Middle Tennessee

From its founding in 1809, fewer than 1,000 people lived in rural Spring Hill. Then, in 1985, General Motors came to town.

Scaling up Ford workforce will involve high schools, every college in area

The Memphis Regional Megasite will have its own Tennessee College of Applied Technology campus.


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