Automotive


TN: DENSO to Invest $1B, Create 1,000 Jobs with Maryville Expansion

October 10, 2017

Global automotive supplier's Maryville, TN, campus consists of four manufacturing plants on 194 acres and is Blount County’s largest employer. more >>


ID: Jayco to Bring 300 Jobs & Production Facility to Twin Falls

October 6, 2017

Leader in recreational vehicle industry to expand mfg footprint in Twin Falls, Idaho, after an extensive site selection search. more >>


SC: Giti Tire to Invest $560M, Create 1,700+ Jobs in Richburg

October 5, 2017

New 1.7-million-sq-ft facility located in Richburg, SC, celebrated by Walmart as its first tire factory in the U.S. more >>


MI: Lear Corp. Breaks Ground on New $29.3M Flint Facility for 600 Jobs

October 4, 2017

Supplier of auto seating & electrical systems broke ground on new seat mfg facility on former site of Buick City complex in Flint, MI. more >>



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McHenry East Site

October 1, 2017

11 buildings with two miles of paved road. There is a remote operated gate and security camera system with all utilities available. 66,000+square... more >>


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Randolph County Industrial Park

September 27, 2017

Randolph County Industrial Park has the "Alabama AdvantageSite" designation, which means all due diligence is complete and the property is ready for... more >>


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Oconee Industry & Technology Park – 50,000SF Pad-ready site

July 21, 2014

50,000 SF pad that is easily expandable to accommodate a 200,000 SF building more >>



Governors of CO, UT & NV to Build Regional Electric Vehicle Corridor

January 5, 2017

Governors to work together over next year to develop complementary plans for building an EV charging network across key highway corridors. more >>


American Center for Mobility Building Center for Testing Automated Vehicles

December 13, 2016

Center designed to enable technology & accelerate development of voluntary standards to improve transportation systems. more >>


DOE’s $22M Fund to Hasten Dev. of Plug-In Electric Vehicles and More

June 6, 2016

DOE to support research, development, demonstration of plug-in electric vehicle, direct injection propane engine tech and community-based projects. more >>


Indiana Automotive Industry to be Highlighted at International Auto Show

January 11, 2016

Indiana is home to 500+ auto companies, including five OEM assembly plants, which together support more than 100,000 Hoosier jobs. more >>



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Stone County Mississippi Strikes the Right Balance and Is In the Middle of It All

October 1, 2017

Surrounded by lush national forest, yet positioned in the heart of a dynamic industrial-military corridor. A place of timeless traditions and 21st... more >>


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Case Studies

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Mississippi Works — and Delivers   

By: Juli Anne Patty

Seeking a harmonious environment for your business? Discover Mississippi where people believe building business is the best option. More>>


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Michigan: The “Comeback State” is the Nation’s Go-to Place for Business   

By: Jennifer Alten

Discover why Wall Street recently ranked Michigan No. 1 for states that recovered most from the Great Recession. More>>


Case study | April 30, 2009
Tooele County, Utah - Business Excels at the Crossroads of the West   

By: Jennifer Alten

Just west of Salt Lake City, past the scenic Oquirrh Mountains, lays Tooele County. Belying – or perhaps because of – its vast space and... More>>


Case study | April 30, 2008
Tooele County, Utah - The Bedroom Community that Could   

By: Juli Anne Patty

As gateway to the West, Tooele County might be about to give St. Louis a run for its money. It started with the pioneers: Tooele County was a major... More>>


White Papers

White Paper | February 16, 2017
12 Mistakes to Avoid in Site Selection   

Study of a few critical mistakes site selectors can make that undermine analysis, lead to risk, higher cost, unfavorable operating conditions. More>>


White Paper | April 15, 2014
Just How High-Tech is the Automotive Industry?   

This report by the Center for Automotive Research (CAR) measures the technological nature of today’s auto industry and compares it to other sectors... More>>


White Paper | May 10, 2013
The Contribution of the Japanese-Branded Automotive Industry to the United States Economy   

In a new study by Rutgers University professor Thomas Prusa, the Japanese auto industry is responsible for 1.2 million U.S. jobs based on the U.S.... More>>



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Articles

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Finding the Most Desirable Spots for Your Business and Lifestyle

By: Linda Dobel

Choosing a business location involves so many variables it can be easy to overlook a very important factor: don't overlook quality of life.   More>>


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Ontario, Canada: Think North

By: Brad Duguid

More and more entrepreneurs and innovators have the North on their minds – particularly, Ontario. That’s because Ontario is open for business....   More>>


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Michigan: Rich History, Bright Future

By: Governor Rick Snyder

You know Michigan has been the global epicenter of the automotive industry. Learn why multinational co.s & small businesses still invest.   More>>


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North Carolina Fuels Robust Growth of its Automotive Sector

By: Governor Roy Cooper

Get up to speed on the reasons automotive manufacturing is a thriving and fast-growing part of North Carolina’s diverse manufacturing industry.   More>>


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U.S. Auto Industry Disruptions Driving Job Growth

By: Mark Sweeney, Amanda Taylor

Great insight into the reason industry leaders are saying the automotive industry is embarking on a new age, and its implications.   More>>