December 2018

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Korean battery maker to locate plant in Georgia that will house 2,000

BMW starts production of X7 at South Carolina plant

Volvo is reducing it employment count at new South Carolina plant because of tariffs

Mazda Toyota Manufacturing breaks ground on North Alabama plant

BMW ponders a new engine plant in North America

Hyundai considers significant upgrade of its plant in Montgomery, Ala.

Ford eliminates shift in Louisville; those 500 workers will move to truck plant

Bosch to spend $45 million on South Carolina operations

Toyo Tire expands Georgia plant

India-based auto supplier expanding in South Carolina

Advance Auto Parts relocating HQ to Raleigh

Exports of South Carolina-made BMWs keeps dropping

Louisiana lands big chemical plant

Swedish auto supplier picks South Carolina for first U.S. plant

New Flyer opens $25 million plant expansion in Anniston, Ala.

Smyrna’s Nissan plant approved for $158 million in upgrades

Bridgestone announces $40 million Tennessee expansion

Truform Manufacturing expands Dickson, Tenn., operations

Hwashin Investing $26 million in Alabama expansion

South Korean auto supplier planning $5 million expansion in Alabama

Fuel Total Systems chooses Mount Pleasant, Tenn., for manufacturing plant

Michael Randle

Author: Michael Randle