Automotive Development News

Development News | April 23, 2018
AL: Autocar Opens $120M Birmingham Heavy-Duty Truck Factory to Employ 746   

Facility will generate 2,655 direct & indirect jobs & $645.1M in annual AL economic impact, which includes ~$229M annual contribution to GDP. More>>


Development News | April 13, 2018
TN: Van Hool to Invest $47M, Hire 640 in Morristown; Co.’s 1st U.S. Site   

Belgian mfgr of buses, coaches & industrial vehicles to construct a 500,000-sq-ft facility in Morristown’s East Tennessee Progress Center. More>>


Development News | April 5, 2018
TN: ATLASBX Co., LTD to Invest $75M, Create 200 Jobs in Clarksville   

Automotive battery mfgr based in South Korea to build a new mfg facility that will produce approx. 2.4 million batteries per year. More>>


Development News | April 3, 2018
CT: Morgan Truck Body to Open New Mfg Plant in Plainfield, Create 140 Jobs   

Mfgr of medium-duty truck bodies' 175,000-sq-ft plant to support production of a combination of 3,000 dry freight & reefer truck bodies annually. More>>


Development News | March 30, 2018
AL: Yorozu, an Automotive Supplier, Opens $110M, Jasper Plant, Creating 300 Jobs   

Producer of metal stamped suspension components for automakers including Honda, Toyota & Nissan opens new plant located in AL. More>>


Development News | March 27, 2018
SC: Magna to Expand Spartanburg County Plant, Create 130 Jobs   

Mobility tech co. & one of the largest auto suppliers expanding its seat manufacturing plant in Spartanburg County, SC, with $8M investment. More>>


Development News | March 26, 2018
TN: Dorman Products to Invest $55M, Expand, Create 215 Jobs in Portland   

Auto parts mfgr & its capital partner to open new production & distribution facility at Tennessee-Kentucky Industrial Park in Robertson County, TN. More>>


Development News | March 21, 2018
TN: Volkswagen Adds $350M to $900M Investment in Chattanooga Plant Making Atlas SUV    

Automaker to invest $340M to bring vehicle to market, in addition to $900M already invested to expand the TN plant for Atlas production. More>>


Development News | March 21, 2018
IN: Prestige Custom Manufacturing to Add Staff & 2nd Production Line in Elkhart   

Leader in mobile specialty vehicles increasing staff & production slots at Prestige Food Trucks and Custom Concessions USA warehouse. More>>


Development News | March 20, 2018
AL: Germany-based MöllerTech Opens $46.3M, 222-Job Tuscaloosa County Plant   

Auto supplier's new 150,000-sq-ft facility in Woodstock, AL, is minutes away from massive Mercedes-Benz assembly plant in Tuscaloosa County. More>>