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Automotive

Oct 19, 2022

BMW to invest $1B in Plant Spartanburg expansion

The project is part of a $1.7 billion investment in U.S. operations that includes a partnership with a Japanese electric vehicle technology company that will result in a $700 million facility built in Woodruff, S.C.

Oct 18, 2022

Greenville, Spartanburg counties make final decision on Volvo tax breaks

Over the last few weeks, Greenville and Spartanburg County Councils have heard out the public on whether Volvo Cars USA’s fee-in-lieu-of-tax agreements should be approved.

Oct 14, 2022

Governor puts his weight behind electric vehicle industry

S.C. Gov. Henry McMaster signed and announced a new executive order that will help support the increase of electric vehicle production and coordinate infrastructure for the industry in the state.

Oct 13, 2022

Electrical vehicle company moving headquarters to Greenville

An electric car company is expanding its operations in Greenville County.

Oct 7, 2022

BMW opens $20M training center near Plant Spartanburg

BMW opened a new $20 million training center today with a goal of promoting creative learning, fostering innovation and advancing technical skills in a changing automotive industry.

Oct 6, 2022

Draxlmaier appoints new production manager

The Draxlmaier Group, a supplier to the automotive industry, has named Michael Wolf the new manager of production plant in Duncan. He took over the new role Oct. 1.

Oct 4, 2022

Boysen USA invests $4.5M in Spartanburg site

Boysen USA, a subsidiary of the German-based Boysen Group, plans to expand its South Carolina presence with a new operation in Spartanburg County. The $4.5 million investment will create 88 new jobs.

Sep 30, 2022

BMW Manufacturing reaches milestone at Plant Spartanburg

A java green metallic BMW X6 M rolled off the assembly line today, 30 years after the company broke ground on the BMW Manufacturing plant in Spartanburg County. Though it will never hit the streets, the vehicle is

Sep 29, 2022

BMW unveils new $100M logistics center in Spartanburg County

Construction of the nearly 1 million square foot facility, which is the new center for X models, called LCX, involved building two private bridges over Interstate 85 and Freeman Farm Road.

Sep 20, 2022

Greenville County passes reading of FILOT for $42M Volvo Cars USA project

An ordinance authorizing the execution and delivery of a FILOT agreement between the county and Volvo Cars USA with respect to certain economic development property in the county was unanimously approved Tuesday.

Sep 20, 2022

County considers FILOT for $42M Volvo Cars USA project

The Greenville Area Development Corp. today confirmed reports that Volvo Cars USA is seeking a fee-in-lieu-of-taxes agreement to invest more than $42 million in a tooling facility. The GADC said in a statement that Volvo Cars USA does

Aug 23, 2022

Autonomous driving company preparing to launch Greenville site

Argo AI has been testing self-driving cars in urban situations in places like Miami and Austin, Texas, but is drawing closer to its plan of testing the technology on a high-speed closed track in Greenville.