Automotive


LA: Monster Moto to Build a New Ruston Facility for 287 New Employees

March 23, 2017

Youth-market vehicles producer dedicated the co.’s new HQ and manufacturing facility in Ruston, LA. more >>


MI: SRG Global™ Opens Innovation Center in Taylor

March 22, 2017

The 6,460-sq-ft Innovation Center is located across the street from the vehicle coatings mfgr's 63,000-sq-ft Advanced Development Center. more >>


IN: Faurecia Clean Mobility to Open Fort Wayne Facility, Create 144 Jobs

March 13, 2017

Manufacturer of automotive emissions control systems to locate 137,500-sq-ft new facility in Allen County, IN. more >>


SC: Gestamp N. America to Invest $129M, Hire 130 at Union County Operations

March 9, 2017

Mfgr of metal auto components to add 300,000 sq ft to its facility, construct 123,000 sq ft of new space & lease 182,000 sq ft of new building. more >>



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Oconee Industry & Technology Park- 300,000 SF PAD site

July 21, 2014

300,000 SF building pad graded on the site within the Oconee Industry & Technology Park 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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Ports Article | December 6, 2016
Ports: Portals to Business Prosperity and Economic Growth

By: Jennifer Alten

Get on board with knowledge of some of the nation's top ports that are moving vast amounts of our nation’s commodities and goods.   More>>


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Kentucky - Momentum, Resources, Location Key to Vibrant Future for Kentucky Industry

By: Governor Matthew G. Bevin

Seeking to select a site in a state with economic momentum, moving in a positive direction toward the future? Then you need to discover Kentucky.   More>>


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California: Then and Now

By: Trade & Industry Development

California is now a great state for site selectors' consideration: its transformation in the last five years is nothing short of remarkable.   More>>


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Illinois - Talent, Strategic Location & Infrastructure Bring the World to Illinois

By: Governor Bruce Rauner

Take an insider's look at why Illinois is the 17th-largest economy in the world, and an international center of global commerce.   More>>


blank Article | September 26, 2016
Designated Sites Streamline Site Selection and Development

By: Linda Dobel

Site selectors, here's a great tip. Designated sites can be a tremendous to get you into your new business location faster, with fewer headaches.   More>>