Shoppers Drug Mart and AISIN Corp. are seeing expansions across Canada, specifically in Alberta and Ontario.
Sage Automotive Interiors is investing $10.45 million to expand one of its South Carolina locations, creating 95 jobs in the process.
Hyundai will invest $290M to upgrade its Montgomery assembly plant; Shinhwa Auto USA will spend $114M to expand its Auburn manufacturing operation.
Boogook Industries will invest nearly $7M to redevelop an existing building in Macon, GA, where it will create 80 jobs in 2024.
In response to market forces, companies across the auto industry are seeking sites that support their production, supply chain, and other demands.
Among the growing green markets across the U.S. and Canada, recycling operations, electric vehicles, and supporting technology are making inroads.
Electric vehicles are no longer the wave of a distant future: 2021 will be a breakout year for e-vehicles in the wake of General Motors’ announcement that it will end production of internal combustion engines in 2035.
In the largest single investment and job-creating project in Georgia’s history, the South Korean lithium-ion battery maker will create 2,000 jobs in Jackson County.
The automobile industry supplier will expand its Charleston County operations, creating 115 jobs.