Automotive Development News

Development News | May 11, 2018
SC: Meritor to Invest $5.2M, Expand, Add 31 Jobs in Clarendon County   

Global supplier of drivetrain, mobility, braking & aftermarket solutions for commercial vehicle markets expanding ops with assembly line upgrades. More>>


Development News | May 8, 2018
ON: Toyota to Invest $1.4B, Support 8,000 Jobs in Cambridge and Woodstock    

Auto co. investment to support 8,000+ jobs in SW ON, create 450 jobs & 1,000 new co-op placements. Co. to also invest $200M in CN R&D. More>>


Development News | May 7, 2018
MI: Toyota Research Institute to Construct Automated Vehicle Test Facility   

The 60-acre Michigan site will accelerate development of Toyota Guardian vehicle automation mode. More>>


Development News | May 3, 2018
NJ: Subaru of America Opens New $118M HQ in Camden for 550+ Employees   

New facility, at 250,000 sq ft, plus adjacent new training ctr more than doubles size of automaker’s last HQ, consolidates staff from 4 sites. More>>


Development News | May 2, 2018
AL: Auto Supplier, SMP, Opens New $150M Tuscaloosa Plant for 1,000 New Jobs   

Mfgr of door panels, bumpers, claddings, roof spoilers & running boards for Mercedes-Benz, Samvardhana Motherson Peguform (SMP), opens. More>>


Development News | April 30, 2018
MI: Plastic Trim International to Invest $16.1M, Hire 210 in Iosco County   

China-based mfgr of trim, molding, decorative parts, body structural parts, set frame systems & roof racks for auto industry expanding in MI. More>>


Development News | April 27, 2018
MS: Toyota Mississippi to Invest $170M, Create 400 Jobs in Blue Springs   

Toyota Mississippi is investing in new production lines supporting production of 12th-gen Corolla using Toyota New Global Architecture. More>>


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>>