Platinum Auto Plant from Future Rises in Tennessee

May 9 (Bloomberg) -- A longtime leader in the auto industry, Volkswagen has redefined the auto plant with the only LEED Platinum-certified plant in the world. The Chattanooga-based facility boasts a comprehensive system of cutting edge technologies, including a $30 million solar farm and wetlands to minimize environmental impact. As a zero waste facility, nothing production-related goes to a landfill. Bloomberg's Matt Miller gets a tour. New episodes of "Bloomberg Brink" air Mondays at 9:30 ET/PT on Bloomberg Television.
Lincoln Revives Continental to Reverse Years of Decline
01:19 - The Lincoln Continental luxury sedan concept is seen in a promotional video from Ford Motor Co. Lincoln will present the new Continental at the New York International Auto Show this week as another new direction for a brand that’s been seeking redemption for decades. The Continental concept features a “new face,” with a rectangular chrome grille replacing one that evoked eagle’s wings and alienated some buyers, according to Joe Hinrichs, Ford’s president of the Americas. (Video courtesy of Ford Motor Co. Source: Bloomberg)
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