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The South Carolina Department of Transportation will host 20 public open house meetings across the state to provide an update on the state’s efforts to support the electric vehicle industry and ecosystem as it kicks off the SC+EV Initiative. (Photo/DepositPhotos)
Apr 17, 2024

South Carolina’s electric vehicle charging infrastructure topic of upcoming meetings

The sessions will provide an update on the state’s efforts to support the electric vehicle industry and ecosystem

has opened a new Columbia Connection Center on the ground floor of the company’s temporary offices in the First Base Building of the BullStreet District. (Photo/Scout Motors)
Apr 10, 2024

Scout Motors opens South Carolina community hub ahead of production rollout

The space will allow the community to learn more about the history of the original Scout vehicles.

A company called e-VAC Magnetics will build rare earth neodymium-iron-boron magnets like these at their future plant in Sumter. (Photo/e-VAC Magnetics)
Apr 9, 2024

Manufacturer secures $112M tax credit for its $500M-plus Sumter facility

The Department of Energy credit will support construction of plant that will supply electric vehicle supply chain with …

Don Bent’s tenure at Oshkosh Defense included helping lead the production in a division called Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles, which produced vehicles such as this A2 Armored truck. (Photo/Oshkosh Defense)
Mar 6, 2024

Oshkosh Defense executive joins Spartanburg university faculty

He will help build a new engineering program and support the expansion of …

Jan 31, 2024

Production of key South Carolina export drives expansion for Charleston area plant

Robust production of an automotive industry product leads company to expand capacity in …

Tesla will open a regional distribution center in Fountain Inn in Greenville County in early 2024. (Rendering/Provided)
Jan 18, 2024

EV giant Tesla to open Greenville County distribution facility

The 251,000-square-foot facility marks Tesla's first major investment in South Carolina.

Dec 18, 2023

South Carolina Auto Dealer Wins Top Franchise of the Year

Marco Island, Fl. —  The Gandolfo Byrider collection in South Carolina, with locations in Columbia, Greenville, and North Charleston, has been named the 2023 Franchise of the Year. Byrider, one of America’s largest buy-here-pay-here used car dealerships and franchise systems, presented the honor to Byrider South Carolina’[...]

Oct 20, 2023

Robert Crews of North Charleston Nominated as TIME Dealer of the Year 2024

COLUMBIA, SC – The nomination of Robert H. Crews III, President of Crews Subaru and Crews Chevrolet in North Charleston, South Carolina, for the 2024 TIME Dealer of the Year award was announced today by TIME. Crews is one of a select group of 49 Dealer nominees from across the country who will be honored […]

Sep 21, 2023

Luxury auto studio opens in new Charleston location

Elliot Remington Auto Studio has opened a new 27,000-square-foot state-of-the-art auto preservation, restoration and storage facility near downtown Charleston. The auto studio will serve as home for luxury, classic, vintage and exotic vehicles to be stored, preserved and cared for. “Elliot Remington Auto Studio is much more [...]

Jun 29, 2023

Rizer Elected To Serve As SCADA President 2023-2024

COLUMBIA, SC – Scott Rizer of Cooper Chevrolet GMC, located in Walterboro, SC, has been elected President of the South Carolina Automobile Dealers Association (SCADA) for the 2023-2024 term. He was inducted on June 10, 2023, with the unanimous support of the SCADA franchised Dealer body. Rizer has served on the SCADA Board of [...]

Mar 10, 2023

Kia Country of Charleston Earns 2023 DealerRater South Carolina Kia Dealer of the Year Award for Superior Customer Experience

Charleston, SC –  Kia Country of Charleston is awarded a 2023 Dealer of the Year Award in South Carolina by DealerRater, a leading car dealer review and reputation management platform and a company of Inc. (NYSE: CARS). The Dealer of the Year Award recognizes auto dealerships across the U.S. and Canada that consisten[...]

Feb 17, 2023

Volvo looks to add 1,300 jobs for fully electric SUV to be built in Ridgeville

More details were revealed Wednesday about Volvo’s fully electric SUV that will be built in Ridgeville – and the massive effort it will take to roll them off the assembly line. The Volvo EX90 made its debut in November as the Swedish car company’s new fully electric vehicle. David Stenström, Volvo Cars USA[...]