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Electric vehicle maker could build first US plant in Jacksonville

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Jacksonville Daily Record
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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.

Read the rest of this story at WJCT News partner the Jacksonville Daily Review.