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VinFast Picks North Carolina For $2B Electric Vehicle Assembly Plant

Vietnamese auto maker VinFast will create 7,500 jobs at its first North American electric vehicle and battery manufacturing plant in Chatham County, NC.
Lithium-Ion Battery Production

Canada Lands Its First Large Scale Lithium-Ion Battery Production Plant

In a joint venture, Stellantis and LG Energy Solution will invest $4.1B in Canada's first large scale, domestic, electric vehicle battery manufacturing facility in Windsor, Ontario.
LG Energy Solution expansion

LG Energy Solution Will Invest $1.7B In Michigan Expansion

LGES will expand its Holland, MI plant to produce components for electric vehicle batteries, resulting in the creation of 1,200 new jobs.
Bibb County, AL

Mercedes-Benz, Niagara Bottling Growing Jobs, Investment In Alabama

Mercedes-Benz celebrates the opening of its new Woodstock, AL EV battery factory, while Niagara Bottling plans a new $112 million investment in Opelika.
ATC Drivetrain

ATC Drivetrain Picks Tennessee For New Manufacturing Operation

The OES remanufacturer of drivetrain and powertrain systems will invest $8.3 million to locate new facility, create 218 jobs in Knoxville, TN.
Canada GM Electric Vehicles

Electric Vehicle Industry Getting Charged Up In Canada

GM and POSCO Chemical building $400M cathode active material (CAM) plant to support electric vehicle supply chain; Canadian leaders support installation of EV chargers in Ontario.
ArcelorMittal Dofasco

Ontario Invests in Clean Steelmaking Technology To Support Auto Sector

ArcelorMittal Dofasco Hamilton will be the first integrated steel mill in North America to transition off coal, and among the first in the world.
Envirotech Vehicles

Envirotech Vehicles Picks Arkansas For EV Manufacturing Facility

Envirotech Vehicles purchased a 580,000-square-foot facility in Osceola, AR for its new electric vehicle manufacturing facility, where it will create more than 800 jobs.
Nissan Canton

Nissan Investing $500M In Mississippi Expansion

The automobile maker will retrain nearly 2,000 employees to build two all-new electric vehicles at its Nissan Canton Vehicle Assembly Plant.
San Antonio DeLorean

Back To The Future

The iconic DeLorean car brand is coming to San Antonio with a new business strategy. Welcome back to the show!
DeLorean Texas

Back To The Future: DeLorean Plans A Comeback In Texas

As it develops plans to build a new electric vehicle, DeLorean Motor Company has selected San Antonio, TX for its headquarters
2021 Economic Development Deal of the Year

2021 Economic Development Deal Of The Year: Impact Awards

For 2021, Business Facilities introduced 16 Impact Awards as the latest addition to the Economic Deal of the Year Awards.
Tennessee Best Deals

2021 State Of The Year: Tennessee — Best Deals

With a number of major commitments, Tennessee had a banner year in terms of deal-making last year. That’s why it was named Business Facilities’ state with the Best Deals for 2021.
Tritium

Tritium To Create 500 Jobs At Tennessee Manufacturing Base

Tritium, a global leader in the electric vehicle (EV) charging industry, will locate its U.S. manufacturing base in Lebanon, TN.
Quadrant Magnetics Kentucky

Quadrant Building $95M Magnet Manufacturing Facility In Kentucky

New $95 million Quadrant magnet manufacturing facility will create 200 jobs in Louisville, KY, provide rare-earth magnets for electric vehicle motors.
General Motors Expansion Michigan Gov. Whitmer

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.
Lockport Components

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. 
lithium-ion battery recycling

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.
Marshall County, Kentucky

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. 
Reno, NV

Panasonic Adding Campus In Nevada

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

Rankings & Awards

2022 Global Rankings

18th Annual Rankings: 2022 Global Rankings Report

The U.S. and China earned the top two spots for Foreign Direct Investment (Worldwide) in Business Facilities’ 2022 Global Rankings Report.
2022 Metro Rankings

Business Facilities’ 2022 Metro Rankings Report

Metro areas and cities of all sizes are recognized for attracting and retaining businesses from numerous industry sectors in Business Facilities' 2022 Metro Rankings Report.

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