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.
Electric vehicle (EV) maker Canoo will build its first mega microfactory on a 400-acre site at the MidAmerica Industrial Park, where it will create over 2,000 jobs.
The $51 million investment in the Firestone Industrial Products’ (FSIP) plant will increase capacity to support the growing demand for advanced air suspension technology in electric vehicles.
The $70 million investment by Lion Electric will pave the way for the largest all-electric commercial vehicle production plant in the U.S., create 745 jobs.
The joint venture, Ultium Cells LLC, will build a manufacturing plant in Spring Hill, TN and create 1,300 new jobs.
German auto parts manufacturer STS Group AG will create 120 jobs and invest $39 million in its new manufacturing facility in Wythe County, VA.
Link's 50,000-square-foot expansion project sets the stage for continued growth in Sioux Center, IA and will help the company accommodate a new, broader product line.
California-based electric vehicle (EV) maker Mullen Technologies Inc. has selected Memphis, TN for its U.S. manufacturing hub.
The electric vehicle designer and manufacturer will establish its U.S.-based assembly facility and engineering technical center in Mesa, AZ.
Electric vehicle (EV) maker Arrival will invest $41.2M in a new microfactory in Charlotte, NC, bringing more than 250 new jobs to the region.
American Trailer World Corp. will create 249 jobs with a new production facility in Batavia Township in Southern Ohio.
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Sese Industrial Services, U.S. Corp. will invest more than $42 million to build a new axle component assembly facility in Chattanooga, TN.
Automotive supplier Valeo North America will create 70 new jobs when it begins operations at an existing facility in Bessemer, AL.
The automotive floorplan financing company will create more than 200 jobs at its expanded headquarters in Carmel, IN.
The automaker will add 120 new jobs at the Honda of America Mfg., Inc. Anna Engine Plant with help from a JobsOhio economic development grant.
The manufacturer, retailer, and distributor of automotive parts and racing products will bring 25 new jobs to Kearneysville, WV.
The electric vehicle (EV) company intends to invest $300M to establish operations at the former AM General commercial plant in Mishawaka, IN.
The Ohio Tax Credit Authority approved support for Lordstown Motors’ hub motor and battery line, taking it one step closer to producing the world’s first full-size, all-electric pickup truck in Lordstown, OH.
Automotive parts producer Hyundai TRANSYS will create 678 jobs at a new 620,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in the West Point, GA area.
The automotive OEM supplier will create 260 new jobs as it expands operations at its Hickory Valley Road and Ferdinand Piech Way plants in Chattanooga, TN.
General Motors will invest $2.2 billion to transform its Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly Center into an all-electric vehicle assembly plant, dubbed Factory ZERO.
The multi-phase expansion will add production lines, testing capabilities, and manufacturing jobs at the company's Mankato, MN Power Systems business unit.
Automotive and truck parts supplier Midwest Truck & Auto Parts has selected a 125,000-square-foot facility in Lake County, IN for its Midwest expansion.
MTM will add cutting-edge manufacturing technologies to its production lines and provide enhanced training to employees at its Huntsvillle, AL facility.
Germany-based vehicle technology company Continential will create more than 45 new jobs with an expansion of its ContiTech Vibration Control business unit in DeKalb County, IN.
The new terminal will import and process 120,000 Volkswagen, Audi, Lamborghini, and Bentley vehicles annually, create approximately 100 jobs.
Navistar is building a commercial truck and bus manufacturing facility in San Antonio, bringing 600 jobs to the area. Vehicle production will begin in early 2022.
The Spanish auto supplier's Marysville, OH location will be its first manufacturing operations and regional headquarters in the U.S., and will create 50 new jobs.
The rotational molder and thermoformer will consolidate its Michigan and Indiana operations and create up to 210 jobs in Elkhart County, IN by the end of 2022.