Approval from the Ohio Tax Credit Authority will help support production of the world’s first full-size, all-electric pickup truck
Lordstown Motors Corp., a leader in electric light-duty trucks focused on the commercial fleet market, moved another step forward in its plans to produce the Lordstown Endurance, the world’s first full-size, all-electric pickup truck. The Ohio Tax Credit Authority approved support for the project’s hub motor and battery line.
Ohio’s economic, industrial and community benefits will provide company with new capabilities
Alcorta Forging Group, a 100-year-old Spanish automotive supplier, plans to establish its first U.S. manufacturing operation and regional headquarters in Marysville, Ohio, investing $15 million and creating 50 new jobs with a potential expansion to double in 5 years, pending state and local approvals.
The Germany-based worldwide leader will open a new manufacturing facility in Ohio
Adler Pelzer Group, a world leader in the design, engineering and manufacturing of acoustic and thermal components and systems for the automotive sector, has announced plans to open a new facility in northwest Ohio. Ohio offers the company automotive leadership, one of the best logistics networks in the U.S. and proximity to OEMs.
A larger facility with increased road capacity will help the company meet customer demands in a highly competitive market
Riffle Machine Works — a provider of machine, fabrication, warehousing and assembly of truck parts for the automotive industry — added 47,000 square feet to its existing facility in southeast Ohio. Now, with improvements in roadway capacity near the entrance, Riffle Machine Works can better support high demands from its customers.
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.