Hyundai Plans a New EV Plant in Georgia

Hyundai Motor Group plans to build a $5.5 billion electric car plant near Savannah, GA. The plant will have a production capacity of up to 300,000 vehicles per year in 2025.

The state of Georgia would provide Hyundai with tax breaks and other incentives in exchange for at least 8,100 jobs.

A new US plant may also help boost Hyundai’s EV sales. The Inflation Reduction Act, which U.S. President Biden is expected to sign into law the week of August 15, 2022, […]

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Tesla’s Shanghai Gigafactory Revs Up

Tesla is preparing to upgrade its Gigafactory in Shanghai to produce 21,000 electric vehicles per week.

The upgrade will run from July to August, and is intended to increase Tesla’s weekly output of its Model Y SUV and Model 3 sedan by 5,000 and 2,200 respectively. Vehicles produced at Shanghai will be exported to other Asian markets, Oceania, and Europe, meeting a market demand of over 1 million electric vehicles per year.


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Amazon’s HQ2 Plans Approved for Pentagon City

Amazon is building a second headquarters, known as PenPlace, in Pentagon City.

PenPlace will have four renewable-energy powered buildings, with one featuring a Helix design totaling 3.3 million square feet.  The benefits offered to the community include hiring 25,000 employees, building a community high school, providing $30 million for Arlington’s affordable housing fund, constructing open spaces, and improving transportation.


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Santa Barbara Chick-fil-A Too Successful?

Santa Barbara’s Chick-fil-A restaurant has been so successful that cars back up onto the road in front of the restaurant for about 90 minutes a day, and up to 155 minutes a day on Saturdays.

The backups have become such a problem that the City is in process of declaring this Chick-fil-A a public nuisance.

Santa Barbara has an ordinance that bans the construction of new drive-thru restaurants, but this Chick-fil-A location was previously a Burger King restaurant with a drive-thru, and […]

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