Automotive


CA: Faraday Future Reveals New Mfg Facility for 1,300 New Jobs

August 10, 2017

New mfg facility for electric vehicle mfgr is 1M sq ft, will employ 1,300 workers to produce the zero-emissions FF 91 auto. more >>


U.S.: Toyota & Mazda Enter Business & Capital Alliance for $1.6B U.S. Plant

August 7, 2017

Auto co.s establish joint venture to produce vehicles in U.S., jointly develop tech for electric vehicles, jointly develop connected-car tech. more >>


MS: S&A Industries to Invest $4M, Hire 40, Expand in New Albany

August 7, 2017

Automotive supplier building a new 52,500-sq-ft manufacturing facility in the Glendale Industrial Park in New Albany, MS. more >>


IN: Kimura Foundry to Invest $8M for 1st U.S. Manufacturing Facility, 20 Jobs

August 4, 2017

Japan-based co. will invest $8M in its new operations in Shelbyville, IN, which will house high-tech 3D printing equipment. 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 >>


Case Studies

blank Case study | May 24, 2016
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>>


White Paper | May 24, 2012
Ernst & Young LLP's 2012 US Investment Monitor Shows Increased Investment in New Facilities and Jobs   

Companies continue to invest in the US economy and businesses show strong levels of investment in new and upgraded facilities, according to the 2012... 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>>


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The Mississippi Automotive Industry Paving the Way with Milestones

By: Governor Phil Bryant

Seeking a location known as an automotive manufacturing powerhouse? Look no further than Mississippi.   More>>


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Outlook for Automotive Suppliers in 2017: Positive and Healthy

By: Kathy Reiss

Find out why optimism is rising in the automotive supply base according to a recent study by the Original Equipment Suppliers Association (OESA).   More>>


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2017 Community Impact Awards

By: Jennifer Alten

It’s hard to capture the immeasurable impact businesses can have on a community, yet the CiCi Awards Community Impact category does just that.   More>>