Slated to close in 2010, the Sterling Heights Assembly Plant rises from the ashes with nearly $1 billion in investments; new paint and body shops transform plant into flexible, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility.
The Volunteer State is still out front in our annual auto sweepstakes, but two surging contenders are laying down markers for next year's contest.
Chrysler's decision to invest $1.8 billion in Motown's last remaining auto plant pays huge dividends.
With this announcement, Chrysler Group has confirmed total investments of more than $1.6 billion in Kokomo for production of the eight- and nine-speed transmissions as well as various other process improvements at all four facilities in the area. The company currently employs more than 6,100 in Kokomo.
Befitting a state that is home to majestic snow-capped Rockies, Utah continues to scale new heights with an aggressive economic development strategy that has made the Beehive State a leader in a bevy of high-growth sectors. From the January/February 2012 issue.