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Biden welcomes Australian EV charger's plan for Tennessee plant

U.S. set to announce state-by-state allocation of $5bn for charging network

A new Tritium manufacturing facility in Tennessee will produce 30,000 electric vehicle chargers a year.    © Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -- President Joe Biden on Tuesday announced that an Australian company that makes chargers for electric vehicles will build a manufacturing facility in Tennessee, while reiterating his commitment to turn the U.S. government's fleet of cars electric.

The new plant will produce up to 30,000 electric vehicle chargers per year and create 500 local jobs, according to Biden and the Brisbane-based company, Tritium.

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