Automotive

Resource pages for "Automotive"-related posts for economic development professionals, corporate site selectors and site consultants.


Kentucky electric vehicle

Kentucky: Expanding Horizons

In Kentucky, an electric vehicle (EV) ecosystem is taking shape, while traditional industries maintain roots in the Bluegrass State.

Texas: The Lone Star State Expands

One of the Top 10 economies in the world and with no corporate income tax, Texas offers outsized opportunities for businesses to innovate and grow.
Hyundai Mobis Alabama

Hyundai Mobis, Beyond Gravity Growing In Alabama

Hyundai Mobis will create 400 jobs at a new EV battery plant; Beyond Gravity will double production for rocket parts, creating 200 jobs.
BlueStar Studios

Distribution Facility Is Largest-Ever Henry County, GA Investment

NewCold will invest over $33M in a new Georgia distribution facility; BlueStar Studios is building a 53-acre production campus in Atlanta
BMW South Carolina

BMW To Invest $1.7B In South Carolina Electric Vehicle Production

In preparation for production of electric vehicles, BMW will create 300 jobs as it expands its manufacturing capacity and footprint at two South Carolina locations.  
South Carolina expansion

FedEx To Invest $64M In South Carolina Expansion

Four companies in a range of industries will invest a total of more than $76 million to grow in counties across South Carolina.
Wells Fargo Texas

Wells Fargo, Volkswagen Pick Texas Locations

Wells Fargo will build new campus in Irving-Las Colinas, Volkswagen Group’s new Port Freeport hub will allow utilization of low-emission LNG vessels.
Port of Brunswick

Nissan Chooses Georgia’s Port Of Brunswick

Nissan joins two dozen other major auto manufacturers at 1,700-acre Colonel’s Island Terminal at the Port of Brunswick, GA.
T/CCI Illinois

T/CCI Manufacturing Awarded First REV Illinois Award 

The Central Illinois EV Supplier will invest over $20 million to manufacture electric compressors and establish an EV innovation hub in Decatur.
Consumers Energy

A Force Of Change

Consumers Energy is moving forward with a landmark energy transformation plan that will reshape Michigan’s future.

Governor’s Report: No Slowing Down For Arizona

Post-pandemic growth is propelled by policies that keep an eye on what companies are seeking for success. 
Downtown Raleigh, NC

North Carolina: Broadening Horizons

In North Carolina, economic development is flourishing with record investment in 2021. An Annual report from EDPNC shares the highlights.

Texas, Michigan, California Top Industry Rankings

Texas, Michigan, California have each nabbed top industry rankings in Business Facilities' 18th Annual Rankings Report.
Ultium Cells LLC

DOE Offers $2.5B Loan To Build EV Battery Cell Manufacturing Plants

To be built by Ultium Cells LLC in Ohio, Tennessee, Michigan, the three new lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery cell manufacturing facilities are expected to create 5,100 jobs at full capacity.
Panasonic Energy Kansas

Panasonic Energy Picks Kansas For $4B EV Battery Megaproject

New Panasonic Energy electric vehicle (EV) battery facility will create up to 4,000 jobs in the Kansas City Region, and is the largest economic development project in state history.
North Carolina Best Business Climate

North Carolina Tops Best Business Climate List

The Tar Heel State is the leader for Best Business Climate in Business Facilities’ 2022 State Rankings Report.
Georgia economic development

Governor’s Report: Growth In Georgia Pushes Forward

Infrastructure and workforce are among the advantages driving Georgia’s business climate.
Volvo Slovakia

Volvo To Build $1.25B Electric Vehicle Plant In Slovakia

Volvo's third European plant will be located in Kosice. The company will receive about 20% of the investment needed for the project as support from the Slovak government.
Sustainability Industry

Strategic Sustainability

Among the growing green markets across the U.S. and Canada, recycling operations, electric vehicles, and supporting technology are making inroads.
FLO Michigan

FLO Investing $3M In New Michigan EV Charger Plant

With its first U.S. manufacturing facility, Canadian electric vehicle charging network operator FLO will create 133 jobs in Auburn Hills, MI.

Rankings & Awards

Business Facilities magazine

Don’t Miss Out! 2022 Deal Of The Year Deadline Extended

Submissions for Business Facilities’ 2022 Economic Development Deal of the Year Awards will now be accepted until Thursday, December 15, 2022. Winners will be featured in the January/February 2023 issue of Business Facilities.
September / October 2022 Issue

September / October 2022 Issue (Volume 55, Number 5)

Business Facilities' September / October 2022 issue takes a look at sites for advanced manufacturing and finding tech talent. Plus, cybersecurity, semiconductors, and more.

Business Facilities Featured Location Spotlight

Location Spotlight: Hoosier Energy

The Hoosier Energy Power Network’s Economic Development team is dedicated to providing valuable site selection information and assistance to companies considering a relocation or expansion in Indiana or Illinois.

Business Facilities Featured Location Videos

[VIDEO] Made Possible in Lehigh Valley

The region has been recognized as one of the fastest-growing economies in the nation and is just a short drive away from major mid-Atlantic cities including New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington D.C.