Automotive


OH: Honda to Add 300 Jobs, Invest $267M to Support Increased Auto Mfg

September 20, 2017

Honda of America Mfg celebrated start of mass production of 2018 Honda Accord with new investments & jobs to support manufacturing. more >>


AL: Autocar to Invest $120M for 746-New-Job Truck Assembly Plant

September 15, 2017

Producer of heavy-duty cab-over-engine trucks' project expected to create 746 jobs in Jefferson County, Alabama. more >>


SC: Isringhausen GmbH to Open 130-New-Job Charleston County Mfg Facility

September 14, 2017

Germany-based leader in development of seating systems for commercial vehicles launching new operations in Ladson, Charleston County. more >>


NJ: First Priority Global to Open Manufacturing Facility in Flanders

September 8, 2017

Supplier of public safety, emergency response & clean transportation solutions to open final-stage mfg facility for electric school buses, etc. 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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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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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>>