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Volkswagen to expand in East Tennessee

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CHATTANOOGA (WRCB/WBIR) – Volkswagen Group of America has announced a new facility coming to East Tennessee.

A release sent to Channel 3 Newsroom says a groundbreaking ceremony for the official announcement will be held in Kingston off Industrial Park Drive Tuesday.

While VW officials haven't released the full details of the facility, but our NBC affiliate in Knoxville reports it will be used to store parts for the Chattanooga-made Passat.

Bids submitted by contractors say 40 acres will be prepared for construction.

There is no word on the number of jobs the project is expected to create.

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