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.
Dealerships clean up, reopen after Hurricane MatthewOct. 10, 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 embezzledSept. 26, 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 gameAug. 1, 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.