Southern Auto Corridor News

October 2017

For real-time news on business, politics and economic development in the South, go to www.RandleReport.com. For all projects announced in the South, go to www.SB-D.com. For more information on the automotive industry in the South, go to www.SouthernAutoCorridor.com.

Kamtek opens expanded Birmingham plant

BMW celebrates 4 millionth vehicle made in South Carolina

Brazilian manufacturer to open first U.S. facility in rural Virginia

Vehicle glass manufacturer expands in Virginia

German auto supplier launching new operations in South Carolina

Another megasite planned for the American South

Auto supplier expanding in West Georgia

Has Alabama’s ROI in the automotive sector paid off?

Bus manufacturer expands Alabama plant

Aluminum manufacturer investing $110 million in Tennessee

Japanese auto parts supplier to build new plant in Tennessee

Alabama lands truck manufacturer

Racing  and auto parts manufacturer adding ops in Franklin, Ky.

Hino Motors Manufacturing expands in West Virginia

Billion-dollar expansion for Mercedes-Benz in Alabama

Toyota investing $374 million at five U.S. plants

Auto supplier JTEKT opens new plant in Tennessee

Volvo will boost U.S. investment to $1.1 billion

Bilstein Cold Rolled Steel opens new facility in Bowling Green, Ky.

Nokian Tires breaks ground on $360 million facility in Tennessee

Borgwarner expanding in South Carolina

BorgWarner investing $20 million, adding 75 jobs in Mississippi

Metalsa Structural Products expands in Owensboro, Ky.

Thrace-Linq expands South Carolina plant

Chinese automakers plan U.S. factory