Tilburg Assembly Plant scene of first Model S deliveries to Dutch, Belgian, French and German customers.
German automotive supplier to invest more than $29 million in Kentucky; Russell Springs beat 69 other potential locations to win new plant.
The company will employ fabricators, welders, painters, assemblers, material handlers and engineers. Safety training, lean manufacturing, on the job training and engineering/technician training will also be part of the expansion.
The entrepreneur behind Tesla and SpaceX conjures up a 700-mph mag-lev train that will take people from SF to LA in 35 minutes.
New survey shows that the percentage of vehicles sold in the U.S. and manufactured in America rose from 50 percent in 2011 to 62 percent in 2012.
Hanwha L&C Alabama, LLC is a part of the automotive division of Hanwha L&C Corporation based in Seoul, South Korea.
German company to invest $17.5 million in its first U.S. plant; project stems from Governor’s visit in January.
Headquartered in Auburn Hills since 1986, GKN has more than 300 employees at its current 113,000-square-foot facility. Employment is expected to grow by 50 or more full-time employees in the next three years.
Investment of more than $35 million in Fletcher will create 40 new jobs and 88,000 additional square feet of production and warehouse space.
The Montgomery Adviser “raves: for one more indication of the strong position Alabama holds in the automotive industry. Business Facilities magazine has named Alabama the No. 2 state for automotive industry strength. The magazine noted that it all began with the decision by Mercedes to locate a plant in the state 20 years ago.”