December 2017

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Bosch expanding South Carolina plant

German supplier to locate plant in Alabama

Korean auto supplier opens second plant in Montgomery

Parts distribution center to open in South Texas

Nucor to build new plant in Missouri

A new U.S. plant for Nissan?

Equipment installation underway at new Mercedes van plant in South Carolin

Bus manufacturer setting up shop in Kentucky

Nissan to export Mississippi-made Titan pickups to China

Big German automotive supplier picks Bama

Automotive supplier to establish new plant in Franklin, Ky.

Aluminum plant opens $400 million Kentucky expansion

Mexican auto supplier expanding in Alabama

Auto parts supplier expanding in Tennessee

How many people do Japanese companies employ in the U.S.?

North Carolina megasite adds 370 acres, awaits Toyota-Mazda

Mercedes-Benz will invest another $1 billion in Alabama plant

Author: Michael Randle