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GM project will create 4,000 and retain 1,000 jobs, and includes converting GM Orion Township assembly plant to build full-size EV pickups; building Ultium’s 3rd US battery cell plant in Lansing.


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GM project will create 4,000 and retain 1,000 jobs, and includes converting GM Orion Township assembly plant to build full-size EV pickups; building Ultium’s 3rd US battery cell plant in Lansing.

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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.


Historic $7B General Motors Investment To Create EV Future In Michigan 

GM project will create 4,000 and retain 1,000 jobs, and includes converting GM Orion Township assembly plant to build full-size EV pickups; building Ultium’s 3rd US battery cell plant in Lansing.

General Motors Will Invest $154M In New York Electric Motor Facility Upgrade

GM will renovate its Western New York Lockport Components plant, where it will manufacture electric motor components for electric trucks and SUVs. 

Georgia Lands North America’s Largest Lithium-ion Battery Recycling Plant

Battery Resourcers will invest $43 million and create 150 jobs in Covington, GA at its first commercial-scale battery recycling plant.

Kentucky Experiences Record Year For Economic Growth

New and existing Kentucky companies announced the creation 18,000 full-time jobs, $11.2 billion in investment in 2021. 

Panasonic Adding Campus In Nevada

Panasonic's new multi-function facility in Reno, NV will support the company's overall electric vehicle strategy.

The Automotive Industry: The Road To Everywhere

While we are still deep in the drive toward technical and autonomous, what’s old is new and what’s mine is yours when it comes to next year’s auto trends.

Electric Adventure Vehicle Project Is Largest In Georgia History

Rivian will invest $5 billion, create 7,500 jobs at a nearly 2,000-acre carbon-conscious campus dubbed the East Atlanta Megasite.

Expansions To Bring Over $200M In Investments To South Carolina

Westinghouse will invest $131M to expand its Richland County nuclear fuel operations; Proterra is investing $76M in a new Spartanburg County EV battery system manufacturing facility.

November / December 2021 Issue (Volume 54, Number 6)

The November/December 2021 issue of Business Facilities features the annual Site Seekers' Guide: State Profiles and Featured Locations Directory. Plus, a look at the manufacturing, automotive, film, tourism and retail industries.

Two New EV Battery Plants To Create 1,900 Jobs In North Carolina

In total, Toyota and Arrival will invest more than $13 billion to establish their electric vehicle battery plants in Randolph County and Charlotte.

EV Growth Is Coming. Are You Ready?

Toyota’s expansion into North Carolina will not be the auto industry’s last.

BMW Manufacturing Expands South Carolina Presence With Logistics Center

BMW Manufacturing's $100 million investment will supplement its existing logistics operations in South Carolina plant, bolstering production.

Iowa: A $4 Billion Economy Grows In Ottumwa

With shovel-ready sites, a skilled workforce and a strategic location, Ottumwa, IA has everything you need to grow.

EV Maker Canoo Picks Arkansas For HQ, Continues Growth In Oklahoma

Canoo investments will bring nearly 550 new jobs to Bentonville and Fayetteville in Northwest Arkansas; more than 700 to Oklahoma.

Illinois: Building The Future In The Land Of Lincoln

With a talent pool approaching 7 million—a third of whom hold a bachelor’s degree or higher—Illinois has the skill sets needed to fill 21st-century jobs.

Toyota To Invest $240M In West Virginia

Toyota West Virginia (TMMWV) investment will bring a new, dedicated line of hybrid transaxles to Putnam County, WV.

Microvast To Establish R&D Facility In Orlando

Electric vehicle battery manufacturer Microvast set to invest $25 million in new Florida R&D center; will create 100 jobs.

Global Auto Supplier Faurecia To Expand Tennessee Operations

Faurecia will invest more than $18 million to expand its Tennessee manufacturing facility; will create over 170 jobs.

Stellantis To Invest $229M To Retool EV Production Operations

Formerly Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Stellantis will retain, retrain 662 team members to support production of electrified transmissions in Kokomo, IN.

Carvana To Build Inspection, Reconditioning Center In Oklahoma

Carvana will invest $40 million in the new Oklahoma City Inspection and Reconditioning Center (IRC); upwards of 350 jobs will be created.

Hanon Systems, Huntsman Grow In Hungary

Hanon Systems employs more than 300 workers in Pecs; Hunstman is adding 12 to its workforce of 131 in Pétfürdő.

International Manufacturers Drive Growth In Indiana

International manufacturing expansions create more than 160 jobs, $57M in Indiana; plus manufacturers get $2.8 million in tech grants.

Rankings & Awards

2021 Deals of the Year

Ford, Samsung Electronics, KORE Power Named 2021 Deals Of The Year

The three winners were selected from a record-setting number of entries submitted for Business Facilities’ 2021 Deals of the Year awards.
2021 States of the Year

BF Names Virginia, Tennessee, Massachusetts 2021 States Of The Year Award Winners

The two commonwealths and one state were chosen for excellence in Business Climate, Dealmaking or Workforce/Educational System.

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