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This week’s announcement from Ford Motor Company will bring thousands of jobs to West Tennessee and pump billions of dollars into the Mid-South.

The Ford Motor Company has agreed to a deal to build electric vehicles in Stanton Tennessee about 50 miles from downtown Memphis.

Blue Oval City will be home to more than a manufacturing plant. The state will build a trade school on the site to train and educate new potential employees.

Beverly Robertson and Ted Townsend from the Greater Memphis Chamber joined us to discuss more.