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The automotive industry led South Carolina’s exported goods, with sales more than double that of the next largest industry type. (Photo/Fred Rollison Photography)
Feb 29, 2024

Why the automotive industry continues to drive South Carolina’s economy

The automotive industry led South Carolina’s exported goods, with sales more than double that of the next largest industry type.

Tesla will open a regional distribution center in Fountain Inn in Greenville County in early 2024. (Rendering/Provided)
Jan 18, 2024

EV giant Tesla to open Greenville County distribution facility

The 251,000-square-foot facility marks Tesla's first major investment in South Carolina.

Jan 17, 2024

Sitework at Scout plant in Blythewood resumes after delay

With agreement to offset impacts, construction can start again at …

Sep 21, 2023

Luxury auto studio opens in new Charleston location

Elliot Remington Auto Studio has opened a new 27,000-square-foot state-of-the-art auto preservation, restoration and storage facility near downtown Charleston.

Aug 30, 2023

BMW Manufacturing hosts supplier diversity event in Greenville

BMW Manufacturing and BMW Purchasing and Supplier Network Americas on Wednesday hosted one of the nation’s largest supplier diversity events at the Greenville Convention Center.

Aug 28, 2023

Clemson University students debut autonomous off-road vehicle for disaster missions

To expedite the delivery of supplies and gather real-time data in disaster areas, Clemson University students at the International Center for Automotive Research in Greenville have developed an off-road reconnaissance and relief vehicle

Aug 28, 2023

Scout Motors names chief production officer

Scout Motors Inc. has named Jan Spies as its chief production officer effective early 2024. In this role, Spies will lead manufacturing of Scout Motors’ all-purpose, all-electric truck and SUC slated for production by the en

Aug 21, 2023

North Carolina automotive group acquires 7 Upstate dealerships

The acquisition brings to 10 the number of Upstate South Carolina dealerships owned by the group, employing 750.

Aug 8, 2023

Greenville EV battery manufacturer files for bankruptcy protection

An innovator in commercial vehicle electrification technology, with facilities in Greenville and Greer, plans to file for bankruptcy. Proterra Inc. (Nasdaq: PTRA) announced that the company is taking action to “maximize the valu

Jul 28, 2023

The Savannah River Site’s vehicle fleet goes electric

Savannah River Nuclear Solutions is rapidly moving from burning fossil fuels to using electricity to power its fleet of nearly 1,000 vehicles at the Savannah River Site

Jul 11, 2023

German auto supplier growing state presence with US HQ in Greenville

Automotive supplier Wenker Inc. plans to grow its South Carolina presence by establishing its new U.S. headquarters in Greenville County with a $3.1 million investment that will create 27 new jobs.

Jun 27, 2023

BMW breaks ground on $700M Woodruff plant

The more than 1-million-square-foot Plant Woodruff will be located on 315 acres near the city center and will include a technology building and support buildings such as a cafeteria, fire department and energy center.