The state-of-the-art testing facility specifically for automated and connected vehicles opens its doors
The Transportation Research Center, North America’s largest automotive proving ground, cut the ribbon on its Smart Mobility Advanced Research and Test (SMART) Center. The SMARTCenter is designed to test advanced automotive and mobility technologies in a safe, secure and replicable real-world environment before the vehicles are deployed on public roads and highways.
Changes in automotive industry open doors for U.S. investment
Toyoda Gosei, a leading global manufacturer of rubber and plastic automotive parts, will open a new technical center in Dublin, Ohio, creating 14 jobs. Hiring for engineering, technical, sales and administrative positions will begin immediately.
E-commerce platform for buying and selling cars comes to Heath
Carvana is a leading e-commerce platform for buying and selling used vehicles. In as little as 10 minutes, consumers can shop more than 15,000 vehicles, finance, purchase, trade in or sell their current vehicle and schedule as-soon-as-next-day delivery or Car Vending Machine pickup. One of the company’s differentiating features is their customer pick up option: a fully automated, coin-operated Car Vending Machines. To add capacity, the company sought a prime Midwest location for a large, centrally located distribution and services center to support its fast-growing online business.
The fast-growing automotive manufacturer is investing $2 million to stay competitive
Driven by competition and major growth projections, PowerBuilt Material Handling Solutions LLC, an automotive components and materials manufacturer, will invest $2 million to expand its facility in Bellefontaine, Ohio, creating 43 new jobs.
JobsOhio provides an R&D Center Grant to support Ohio expansion
A Japanese auto parts company plans to take its company to the next level by making automotive technological advances right here in Ohio. Weastec, Inc. announced plans to invest more than $3 million to expand in central Ohio with its first-ever R&D center in the United States.
Fast-growing automotive steel supplier will occupy full site
Topre America, a U.S. branch of the Japan-based automotive steel supplier Topre, has expanded its plans for investment in a revitalized manufacturing site in Springfield, Ohio. The company’s vice president says the site’s automotive manufacturing history makes it the ideal spot for the investment.
Autoliv-Nissin Brake Systems (ANBS), a joint venture between Autoliv and Nissin Kogyo, will establish a manufacturing facility in Findlay, its first in the United States. The company produces electronic brake systems and technology for autonomous and light vehicles. As mobility gets smarter, stronger, lighter and more eco-friendly, ANBS is also making it safer – from Ohio!
174,000 Square-Foot facility will accommodate rise in automotive demand
Topre America, a tier one supplier to major automotive companies, opened the doors to its new stamping and high-strength steel production facility. The location is a revitalized, historic site in Springfield, Ohio that has been expanded to accommodate the rise in orders to meet the demand for lightweight vehicles.
Schaeffler Group Celebrates 40 Years in Wooster with Plant Expansion
40 years after establishing its roots in the United States, Germany-based Schaeffler unveils its new, expanded facility. The high-tech facility will serve as the global center of competency for Schaeffler production.
Production begins anew at historic automotive site
Dana celebrates the grand opening of its new light axle manufacturing facility in Toledo. The 300,000-square-foot, high-tech facility initially will produce axles only for the Jeep Wrangler and eventually for other automotive customers.