electric vehicle manufacturing

Mitsui High-tec Ontario

Mitsui High-tec To Invest $77M In Ontario EV Manufacturing

A $2.3 million Invest Ontario grant to Mitsui High-tec (Canada) will help further Ontario’s leadership in electric vehicle manufacturing.
Ford Motor Company Oakville Assembly Complex

Ford To Create Canadian EV Hub In Ontario

Ford will invest more than $1.3B (US) to transform its Oakville Assembly Complex into the Oakville Electric Vehicle Complex, where it will produce EVs beginning in 2025.
Ultium Cells

Ultium Cells To Create Additional 400 Jobs In Tennessee

LG Energy Solution, GM joint venture will invest another $275 million to expand its battery cell manufacturing plant in Spring Hill, TN adding to the $2.3 billion initial investment.
Bryan County Megasite

Hyundai Will Build First Fully-Dedicated EV Plant In Georgia

Hyundai Motor Group will invest more than $5.5B in the electric vehicle and battery manufacturing facility, which will be built at the Bryan County Megasite. 
VinFast VF 9

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 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.
Canoo electric vehicles

EV Maker Canoo Picks Arkansas For HQ, Continues Growth In Oklahoma

Canoo investments will bring nearly 550 new jobs to Bentonville and Fayetteville in Northwest Arkansas; more than 700 to Oklahoma.
Williamsburg, Kentucky Firestone Industrial Products Plant

Bridgestone Creating 250 Jobs With Kentucky Expansion

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.
GM Pontiac, Michigan

GM Investing $40M At Pontiac, MI Stamping Plant

General Motors will renovate its existing Pontiac, MI facility and install new flexible fabrication technology to support future electric vehicle production.
Rebuild Illinois

Illinois Invests $15M In Advanced Manufacturing Training Academies 

Funding from the Rebuild Illinois capital plan will establish two cutting-edge training academies to prepare workers for future jobs, boost investment in downstate communities.
Toyota Princeton, IN

Toyota To Create 1,400 New Jobs In Indiana

In its third multi-million dollar investment in four years, Toyota announced it is adding two all-new electric vehicles to the production line-up at its Princeton plant.
Mullen Technologies Inc.

Mullen Technologies Picks Memphis For EV Manufacturing

California-based electric vehicle (EV) maker Mullen Technologies Inc. has selected Memphis, TN for its U.S. manufacturing hub.
2020 Economic Development Deal Of The Year

2020 Economic Development Deal Of The Year

Dozens of transformative high-tech projects vied for our 2020 Deal of The Year Award. The Tesla Gigafactory lands the biggest prize for Greater Austin, TX.
Volkswagen AG

Volkswagen AG Investing $800M In Tennessee

Chattanooga has been chosen as automotive company’s U.S. base for electric vehicle production, which will create 1,000 new jobs.
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Listen Now: Living And Learning In Lubbock, Texas, With John Osborne, CEO, Lubbock EDA

Lubbock EDA CEO John Osborne discusses business climate and downtown revitalization in the Business Facilities Podcast.
2024 GLOBAL RANKINGS

U.S., Brazil, Canada Top Foreign Direct Investment Rankings

Business Facilities 20th Annual Rankings Report showcases economic development activity worldwide, including Renewable Energy and AI Growth Hubs.
METRO RANKINGS 2

Phoenix, Austin, Memphis Are Top Manufacturing, Logistics Metros

Foreign Direct Investment was drawn to Texas, Michigan leads Automotive, and Georgia moves to top of EV ranking in State section of Business Facilities 20th Annual Rankings Report.

Location Spotlight: Ohio Electric Cooperatives

Ohio consistently ranks as one of the top U.S. destinations for new corporate facilities, meaning prime sites are quickly snapped up. Economic development officials and private developers are working cooperatively to ensure the pipeline of immediately-developable sites stays full with diverse location opportunities.