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GM announces battery plant coming to Tennessee

General Motors and LG Energy Solution have announced plans to invest more than $2.3 billion to build a second U.S. electric vehicle battery factory in Spring Hill, Tennessee.

LG adding more jobs at Tennessee factory

LG Electronics is planning to add a new shift to its washing machine factory in Tennessee, spurring an anticipated 334 new jobs.

Toyota recalls Venza SUVs to fix air bag wiring problem

Toyota is recalling nearly 280,000 Venza SUVs in the U.S. because a wiring problem could stop the side air bags from inflating in a crash.

Gov. Lee proposes a sales tax holiday for restaurants, bars and groceries

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee is proposing a $100 million, two-week sales tax holiday on restaurants, bars and groceries. On Tuesday, the...

4 store openings at Hamilton Place this April

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) - Officials at Hamilton Place Mall announce four store openings this month. Here is the April rundown: Pop Cult – Open Now! Formally known as...

USB report predicts 80,000 store closures in next five years

CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee (WDEF) - Store closing peaked in 2019 but a new USB report predicts nine percent of total stores will close in the...

Chattanooga named among top cities in the U.S. for remote work

Chattanooga was recently named as one of the top ten cities in the United States for remote workers to live. Here are the factors that make the Scenic City such an attractive option.

Infrastructure plan revitalizes hope for Chattanooga rail service

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) - Chattanooga could regain passenger rail service for the first time in nearly half a century under an $80 billion dollar...

Volkswagen now admits the name change was just an April Fools prank

WASHINGTON D.C. (WDEF) - Volkswagen of America officials now confess that their "Voltswagen" name change was just an April Fools stunt. CBS reports the same...

Volkswagen changing to Voltswagen in U.S.

TUESDAY UPDATE: Volkswagen of America officials now confess that their "Voltswagen" name change was just an April Fools stunt. CBS reports the same company spokesman...

Is remote work here to stay? Sort of, says Chamber of Commerce

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) - With the rate of COVID-19 vaccinations steadily increasing, many employers and employees alike are thinking about the future of working...

Get a Free Krispy Kreme Donut If You Have a COVID-19 Vaccination

Krispy Kreme is offering a sweet treat for anyone with proof of vaccination.


Chattanooga firefighters battle fire on Wilsonia Avenue

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF)- Chattanooga fire firefighters were able to put out a house fire very quickly on Wilsonia Avenue this morning. According to the fire...

Chattanooga police search for missing teen

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF)- Chattanooga police are asking for the communities help with finding a missing teen. Police say that 13-year-old Stefaniz Mendez left her home...

Three men shot on Dodson Avenue

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF)- Three people were shot early Saturday morning in Chattanooga. According to police, the three men were in the 800 block of Dodson...

UPDATE: Stolen Truck and One Dog Found, One Missing

UPDATE:The red truck has been located along with one dog. Harry, the 30 lb terrier, has been found! Coconut, anatolian, is still missing. EARLIER: Chattanooga Police...