Export hubOct. 30
BMW's Spartanburg, S.C., plant, which opened in 1994, has transformed from a small operation making only about 60,000 vehicles annually to a major exporting hub. The plant cranks out more than 400,000 vehicles a year to meet global crossover demand.
'Iron Man' vests aid BMW assembly workersOct. 28
Volvo adds XC90 to first U.S. plant, will boost investment to $1.1 billionSept. 25
Volvo Cars will double down its bet on its upcoming U.S. factory by adding production of its next-generation XC90 crossover and boosting investment to a total of $1.1 billion. The XC90 -- currently built in Torslanda, Sweden -- is the second vehicle planned for production at the plant in South Carolina.
Volvo plans U.S. plant expansion, doubling original investment, reports saySept. 19
Construction worker injured at Volvo factory siteJuly 18
BMW's best argument for free trade: SpartanburgJuly 3
BMW among the 'bad' foreign companies driving U.S. manufacturing jobs revivalJune 30
BMW plans $600 million 'infrastructure' investment in S.C. plantJune 26
BMW plans to invest another $600 million in its Spartanburg, S.C., assembly plant -- its largest single source of light-vehicle production worldwide -- between 2018 and 2021. The expansion will create an additional 1,000 jobs at the plant by the end of that period.
Fjording helps develop Volvo's global footprintJune 5
Volvo concerned about possible U.S. import taxApril 10
Volvo says it will suffer if the United States enacts taxes on imported goods. This despite the company's plan to hire up to 4,000 workers for a new South Carolina plant that will build the S60 sedan.
BMW says 120 vehicles damaged in S.C. train derailmentDec. 5, 2016
Online auto shopping plummeted during hurricane, study saysOct. 19, 2016
Vehicle online-shopping traffic plummeted nearly 60 percent in coastal cities such as Savannah, Ga., and Charleston, S.C., the weekend Hurricane Matthew traveled up the East Coast, research from Jumpstart Automotive Media shows.