Automotive


AL: Autocar Opens $120M Birmingham Heavy-Duty Truck Factory to Employ 746

April 23, 2018

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


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

April 13, 2018

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


TN: ATLASBX Co., LTD to Invest $75M, Create 200 Jobs in Clarksville

April 5, 2018

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


CT: Morgan Truck Body to Open New Mfg Plant in Plainfield, Create 140 Jobs

April 3, 2018

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 >>



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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 >>



MEMA Responds to EPA’s Final Determination on GHG Emissions Standards

April 9, 2018

While Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Assn. (MEMA) supports adjustments & flexibilities, it doesn't support significant changes to the EPA standards. more >>


Auto Alliance Response to EPA’s Review of Fuel Economy/GHG Program

April 9, 2018

Alliance of Automotive Manufacturers (Auto Alliance) says maintaining a single national program critical to ensuring cars remain affordable. more >>


Steel Industry Applauds EPA Reconsideration of Auto Emissions Standards

April 9, 2018

Thomas J. Gibson, president & CEO of AISI, issued a statement in response to EPA announcement to revisit fed greenhouse gas standards. more >>


AASA’s Work Group Envision Marketplace-Based Solution to Ensure Vehicle Data Access

April 9, 2018

Charley Johnson & Tim Corcoran discuss challenges in accessing vehicle data & Vehicle Data Work Group’s vision of a neutral marketplace solution. 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

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>>



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Articles

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The 2018 CiCi Awards (Corporate Investment & Community Impact)

By: Jennifer Alten

Discover the power of businesses in the places they choose to locate & develop in the 2018 Corporate Investment and Community Impact Awards.   More>>


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“Grade A” Workforce Training Resources

By: Linda Dobel

U.S. businesses know there's a drought in skilled labor. The good news is great community training resources exist. Here are several examples.   More>>


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An Easy Choice:Tennessee Certified Sites

By: Governor Bill Haslam

Not all sites are created equal. That’s why Tennessee takes the guesswork out of locating a site with Select Tennessee Certified Sites program.   More>>


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Game-changing Projects Fuel Growth in Alabama’s Evolving Economy

By: Governor Kay Ivey

Get the inside scoop on Alabama & its pivotal year in economic development with top companies across industries announcing major projects.   More>>


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The Lone Star State Sees Texas-Size Growth Companies Go Big in Texas

By: Governor Greg Abbott

Why is Texas consistently ranked as one of the best states in the nation for business? You will want to delve into this article to know.   More>>