BMW says 120 vehicles damaged in S.C. train derailmentMon, 05, Dec 2016
Online auto shopping plummeted during hurricane, study saysWed, 19, Oct 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.
Dealerships clean up, reopen after Hurricane MatthewMon, 10, Oct 2016
Many auto dealerships in areas of Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas hammered by Hurricane Matthew over the weekend remained without power and were in the cleanup stage today, while other dealerships in the region were open and waiting for customers.
A dealer's nightmare: $2 million embezzledMon, 26, Sep 2016
Ford dealer O.C. Welch was stunned a year ago to find out his assistant comptroller was embezzling from him. On Sept. 15, she was sentenced to eight years in prison for stealing nearly $2 million from Welch's South Carolina dealership.
Volvo's catch-up gameMon, 01, Aug 2016
At last, Volvo is joining other luxury automakers in building vehicles in the United States. Making that happen -- and catching up with competition that has been building luxury vehicles here for years -- will take the Chinese-owned Swedish brand into some supply chain operations that are new to Volvo.
BMW workers try on an Iron Man suitSun, 26, Jun 2016
How the car industry is changing S. CarolinaMon, 22, Feb 2016
Beyond the ups and downs of poll numbers and delegate counts, there's a more interesting trend line to watch this year: South Carolina is changing, and it's doing so under the influence of the global auto industry.
Volvo: S.C. plant is 'the ultimate signal' to dealersMon, 28, Sep 2015
Volvo to build next-gen S60 at S.C. plant starting in 2018Fri, 25, Sep 2015
BMW will build X3 in South Africa to ease pressure on U.S. plantMon, 16, Nov 2015
BMW will build its X3 in South Africa to ease pressure on its U.S. factory that specializes in SUV output. The automaker will invest $417 million in its South African operations to start production of the X3, replacing 3-series production locally.
S.C. dealerships, factories begin recovering from floodsWed, 07, Oct 2015
South Carolina dealers grapple with floods; BMW still producingMon, 05, Oct 2015
South Carolina auto dealers and BMW's U.S. plant are digging out and adjusting after more than 2 feet of rain have fallen over the last three days in some parts of the state, leading to catastrophic flooding.