Economic development creates opportunities to grow state, local and metro areas, which are essential for economic growth, improved quality of life and community development. Automotive articles below.
Upheaval in supply chains is likely to increase in the short term, a trend that may be exacerbated by changing patterns of supply and demand, consumer-driven connectivity and alternative powertrain systems.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will join the battle against the coronavirus pandemic by manufacturing and donating more than 1 million face masks per month.
UAW, GM, Ford, and FCA are forming a COVID-19/Coronavirus Task Force to implement enhanced protections for manufacturing and warehouse employees at all three companies.
Seoyon E-Hwa Interior Systems will expand its industrial operation in Selma’s Craig Industrial Park, creating 60 jobs in Dallas County.
Commerce, GA will be the home of SK Innovation’s lithium battery plant, which will build advanced batteries for hybrid and fully electric vehicles for VW and other OEMs.
The company’s second automotive manufacturing location in Texas will retain nearly 450 jobs and bring an additional 130 jobs to New Braunfels.
Business expansions, community revitalization projects will spur economic growth and extend Michigan’s leadership in automotive manufacturing and future mobility solutions.
Over the next five years, the auto parts manufacturer will create 254 new jobs in Lewisburg, TN.
Toyota Motor Manufacturing Indiana will complete the modernization project at its Princeton operations, and add 150 more new jobs.
The global auto manufacturer will expand and retool its Kokomo, IN manufacturing operations for production of a new engine.
CCI Manufacturing USA Corp. will invest $21.5 million to construct an advanced production facility and Progressive Pipe Fabricators has broken ground on a new 82,000-square-foot facility in Lawrence County.
Michigan Economic Development Corp. has been awarded BF’s 2019 Deal of the Year Gold Award for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' (FCA) expansion
The vehicle chassis manufacturer will invest more than $13.9 million and create 193 new jobs in Cherokee County, SC.
Hyundai Motor will build the vehicle manufacturing plant in Kota Deltamas, east of Jakarta, creating more than 23,000 new direct and indirect jobs in the region.
The new $175 million facility will be built in Brookville, OH to help meet demand for Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra heavy-duty diesel pickups.
Tesla will create an estimated 10,000 jobs at a manufacturing plant and a design and engineering center in Germany's Berlin-Brandenburg region.
Mississippi has reduced the amount of capital investment and the minimum number of jobs required to receive aerospace and data center incentives.
An advanced manufacturing apprenticeship program is being expanded in California's Inland Empire and desert regions with a $700,000 grant.
The specialty vehicle manufacturer will invest $1.15 million to launch operations in Charleston County, SC.
The commercial truck and bus maker will invest more than $250 million to build a new manufacturing facility in San Antonio, bringing 600 jobs to the area.
Connectivity is transforming the automotive industry, but the rush to fully autonomous vehicles has hit a speed bump: robot cars can’t figure out human behavior.
Over the next three years, the truck manufacturing company plans to invest $40 million and create 250 new jobs at its Mineral Wells, WV facility.
The automotive supplier will create 100 new jobs in Chattanooga at a new facility that will function as its North American headquarters.