Electric Vehicles (EV)

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LiveXchange Emerging Industries

LiveXchange Emerging Industries Panel: Key Factors For Site Selection

Jenny Massey, Sikich; Linda Burns, Wadley-Donovan-Gutshaw Consulting; and John Boyd, Jr., The Boyd Company will share their experiences navigating the shifting site selection landscape for emerging industries.
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.
Canada Workforce

Canada Leads With World-Class Workforce

Canada's top-notch education, support for tech knowledge, and business-friendly programs deliver for companies from around the globe.
SungEel Georgia

Lithium-Ion Battery Recycler Picks Georgia For First U.S. Facility

Korea-based SungEel HiTech will invest more than $37 million in its new SungEel Recycling Park Georgia facility, creating 104 jobs in Stephens County.

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. 
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.
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.
Foresee Power Ohio

Forsee Power Picks Ohio For North American HQ And Gigafactory 

In Ohio's Columbus Region, France-based Forsee Power will develop a scalable 3-GWh manufacturing site with 150 employees by 2027.
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.
Ford Midwest Expansion

Ford To Create 6,200 New Jobs In Michigan, Ohio, Missouri

Ford's $3.7B Midwest investment across Michigan, Ohio and Missouri will support production of 2 million EVs a year by end of 2026, strengthen portfolio of gas-powered vehicles.
Stellantis Samsung SDI

Stellantis, Samsung SDI Team Up To Build $2.5B Lithium-Ion Battery Plant

Stellantis Samsung SDI joint venture to build electric vehicle battery plant in Kokomo, IN is targeted to start in 2025 and create 1,400 new jobs.
Shinhwa Auburn Alabama

Shinhwa To Invest $78M In Alabama Expansion

The South Korea-based auto parts supplier will create 42 jobs with its second facility in the Auburn Technology Park West.
Stellantis Ontario

Stellantis Picks Ontario, Canada For Major Electric Vehicle Investments

Stellantis will retool and modernize plants, build two new electric vehicle and EV battery technology R&D centers in Windsor and Brampton.

Arizona State Focus: Heading To The Desert

Arizona is one of the most popular destinations for new businesses for many key reasons.
Toyota vehicle electrification

Toyota Investing $383M In EV Growth Across Four States

Engine, casting investment across Alabama, Kentucky, Missouri and Tennessee will further Toyota’s vehicle electrification efforts.
Hyundai Alabama Electric Vehicles

Hyundai Will Add First EVs To Alabama Production Lineup

With a $300 million investment, Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama (HMMA) will begin building electric vehicles and create 200 jobs at its Montgomery plant.
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 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.

Rankings & Awards

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.
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.

Business Facilities Featured Location Spotlight

Location Spotlight: Topeka, Kansas

With three top universities in the area and connectivity via major interstates, Topeka, Kansas is rich with opportunity. Visit the GO Topeka Economic Partnership to learn more.

Business Facilities Featured Location Videos

[VIDEO] Camp Hall – A Next Generation Commerce Park in South Carolina

Camp Hall is a first-of-its-kind, master-planned industrial work space located in Charleston, S.C. As a convergence of people, place and programming, Camp Hall delivers thoughtful infrastructure and logistical features that empower people — and business — to thrive.