By David Shepardson
The German automaker, in an announcement at the Detroit Auto Show, said it is adding 1,000 new jobs and electric vehicle production in Tennessee will begin in 2022. German automakers have been under pressure from U.S. President Donald Trump to increase their investments in the United States.
Volkswagen said in November it planned to assemble electric vehicles at a plant in North America, but had not decided which one.
(Reporting by David Shepardson; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama and Jeffrey Benkoe)
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