Advanced Manufacturing

Jul 24, 2023

Chattanooga is on the brink of becoming the epicenter of the battery belt.

As electric vehicle and battery plants sprout across the South, Chattanooga is poised to be a leader in a major power shift in American transportation. A University of South Florida expert on growing innovative industries predicts that Chattanooga could become the “buckle of the battery belt” to power the growing electric vehicle market.

With its relatively cheap and abundant power, its high-speed internet and transportation networks, and its long-standing manufacturing roots, Chattanooga could be at the center of one of the nation’s fastest-growing industries, according to USF professor Tom Waters, assistant director of startups for the university. Click here to read more.

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