Automotive Archives

State Focus: Mississippi’s Got It All

About 2,000 people are employed at Toyota’s manufacturing facility in Blue Springs, MS, where the best-selling Toyota Corolla is made. Overall, more than 3.2 million vehicles of all types have been produced in Mississippi.

Low energy and operating costs, customized incentives and a highly skilled workforce have businesses flocking to the Magnolia State.

Energy Power Systems Announces New Manufacturing Facility In Pontiac, MI

Energy Power Systems.

EPS has enjoyed great support from the State of Michigan, including the Legislature, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation and the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality; Oakland County; and the City of Pontiac.

Polaris Plans Alabama Facility

Gov. Bentley with Polaris hat.

Polaris said the Alabama manufacturing facility will feature multiple assembly lines and state-of-the-art technologies.

Business Facilities: Tesla Gigafactory Is Economic Development Deal Of The Year

Deal of the Year 2014 logo.

Business Facilities recognizes the three most significant economic development projects of the year: Tesla’s battery factory in Nevada, Washington’s retention of the Boeing facility in Everett, and the new Comcast Center in downtown Philadelphia.

Mercedes-Benz USA Moving From New Jersey To Georgia

Mercedes-Benz E350.

Mercedes-Benz USA has announced that it will relocate its corporate headquarters from Montvale, NJ to Fulton County, GA, near Atlanta.

Nissan And Tennessee Partner To Train Future Manufacturing Workforce

Nissan, Smyrna.

The training center will develop a pipeline of skilled workers for Nissan’s Tennessee manufacturing operations and critical opportunities for current and prospective employees to learn valuable skills in advanced manufacturing.