Automotive


OH: Jefferson Industries Expands Operations in Ohio, Creating 150 Jobs

September 20, 2019

Auto supplier Jefferson Industries Corp. announced plans to expand its facility in West Jefferson, Ohio, creating 150 new jobs and investing $10.8... more >>


NC: Indian Automotive Machining to Locate in Lee County, Hiring 156

September 18, 2019

Kalyani Precision Machining will build a new high-precision machine shop in Lee County, creating 156 jobs over five years. more >>


AL: Hyundai to Invest $292M in Montgomery Plant, Adding 50 Jobs

September 12, 2019

Hyundai will invest an additional $292 million in new machinery and equipment at its plant in Montgomery, Ala., creating 50 new jobs. more >>


TX: Percepta Opens Ford Customer Service Center in Houston, to Hire 500

September 11, 2019

Percepta announced the opening of its newest contact center in Houston, to support Ford Motor Company customers and dealers. more >>



Little Canoe Creek Mega Site

January 28, 2019

1100 acres designated as an Alabama Advantage Site. Largest site in North Alabama. 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 >>



Study on Self-Driving Cars: Most Americans Enjoy Driving Their Own Vehicles

September 16, 2019

A new study by Ipsos says new car buyers are simply not ready to hand over the driving responsibilities to their vehicle, even for a short amount of... more >>


Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross Concludes SelectUSA Investment Summit

June 17, 2019

Business leaders and economic development officials from 79 global markets and 49 U.S. states and territories attended the recent SelectUSA... more >>


Six Companies Recognized with Export Awards

April 1, 2019

Six North Carolina companies received 2018 Governor’s Export Awards in a ceremony highlighting successful overseas sales. more >>


Hyundai Plans $40 Billion in Spending to Help Transform Car Industry

March 4, 2019

Bloomberg reports that Hyundai Motor Co. has pledged $40 billion to address the car industry’s transformation and fend off new competition from the... 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

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Mississippi Works — and Delivers   

By: Juli Anne Patty

When it comes to agreement and cooperation on many fronts across the U.S. seeming to be impossible, one state is defying all odds in the name of... 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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Top Sites for Business Growth

By: Peter Francesconi

Every company has different needs when it comes to finding the perfect location—whether access to utilities and infrastructure is a priority, or...   More>>


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Manufacturing the Future in Michigan

By: Governor Gretchen Whitmer

As industries adapt, advanced manufacturing is playing a critical role in developing the solutions of the future. The automotive industry laid the...   More>>


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Diversification—and Survival—in the Auto Industry

By: Dustin Jones

Traditionally, in the auto industry, the concept of diversification has applied mainly to product mix, overreliance on profit-leading models, single...   More>>


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Aerospace and Automotive Shine in Mississippi

By: Governor Phil Bryant

Most people know Mississippi for its music, food and Southern hospitality. But the state also is home to burgeoning industries that add millions of...   More>>


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Automotive Supply Chain Investments Remain Resilient

By: Mike Jackson

The OESA Automotive Supplier Barometer captures the pulse and 12-month business sentiments of top executives in the North American supplier industry....   More>>




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