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Electric vehicle maker could build first US plant in Jacksonville

Jacksonville Daily Record
The Cenntro Automotive Metro electric vehicle. The company says it has produced 3,300 of the vehicles since 2017,

The Mayor’s Budget Review Committee voted 7-0 on Nov. 22 to support a bill authorizing a tax incentive for electric commercial vehicle company Cenntro Automotive Corp.

New Jersey-based Cenntro proposes a $25 million Northwest Jacksonville manufacturing plant.

The committee retroactively supported legislation filed last week to award a Recapture Enhanced Value grant up to $450,000 to the electric vehicle company.

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