The research institute will benefit from Toyota’s existing team and University of Michigan’s research talent and facilities, where it can perform extreme-limit testing in a wide variety of environments.
Nevada wins the most hotly contested economic development prize in years by bagging Tesla's lithium battery plant near Reno. Washington successfully pulled out all the stops to keep Boeing from leaving the state. Comcast's gleaming new tower will transform Philadelphia's skyline.
As part of this initiative, Toyota will move about 250 direct procurement positions from its manufacturing headquarters in Erlanger, KY, to a new facility to be built at the TTC campus in York Township.
The 2013 Economic Development Deal of the Year recognizes the locations and economic development agencies that landed the highest impact projects announced between July 1, 2012 and December 1, 2013. This year, the game-changing transformation of a former solar panel plant in Mesa, AZ into a new $1.5-billion manufacturing facility for tech giant Apple takes the top prize.
Toyota to invest $28M in Ann Arbor powertrain R&D expansion.
The Volunteer State is still out front in our annual auto sweepstakes, but two surging contenders are laying down markers for next year's contest.
Toyota investing $360 million and creating 750 new jobs to produce 50,000 vehicles annually starting in 2015.
The company's plans to locate its first North American facility in Mt. Comfort Air Park East, located in Mount Comfort, IN. The undertaking should create up to 116 new jobs by 2016. Oct 12, 2012 @ 2:09 PM