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Nov 17, 2023

Scout Motors opens offices in Columbia’s BullStreet District

Scout Motors has officially opened its first South Carolina office in Columbia’s rapidly growing BullStreet district.

Oct 12, 2023

Aiken plant to make engines for military fighting vehicles

A little bit of Aiken is ready for battle. Rolls-Royce has delivered the first of its mtu 8V 199 PowerPacks to General Dynamics for the U.S. Army’s M10 Booker armored fighting vehicle program. Rolls-Royce’s Power Systems b

Aug 28, 2023

Scout Motors names chief production officer

Scout Motors Inc. has named Jan Spies as its chief production officer effective early 2024. In this role, Spies will lead manufacturing of Scout Motors’ all-purpose, all-electric truck and SUC slated for production by the en

Jul 28, 2023

The Savannah River Site’s vehicle fleet goes electric

Savannah River Nuclear Solutions is rapidly moving from burning fossil fuels to using electricity to power its fleet of nearly 1,000 vehicles at the Savannah River Site

May 30, 2023

Scout names new chief design officer ahead of Blythewood plant opening

With his appointment, Scout is accelerating development of its all-purpose, all-electric truck and SUV, slated to be in production by the end of 2026

Mar 22, 2023

Scout Motors deal finally puts Richland County in the driver’s seat

With the stroke of a pen, the economic future of Richland County and South Carolina's Midlands was transformed on March 20.

Mar 6, 2023

Details emerge on $2B EV manufacturing project coming to Richland County

South Carolina beat out 74 other locations to win the historic $2 billion investment, which could create 4,000 new jobs.

Mar 3, 2023

Scout Motors to build $2B electric vehicle manufacturing plant in Richland County

The project has the potential to create 4,000 or more permanent jobs, both of which would set new all-time records for a Richland County economic development project.

Dec 6, 2022

Electric vehicle battery manufacturer to build $800M Florence plant, create over 1,000 jobs

Envision AESC, a Japan-based major manufacturer of electric vehicle battery technology, will invest $810 million to build a battery cell gigafactory in Florence County. The project will create an estimated 1,170 new jobs and support

Jul 31, 2019

Volkswagen settlement to buy buses for schools, public transit

With the first round of payments from the Volkswagen Settlement Fund, the state of South Carolina plans to purchase 78 new school buses and three public transit buses.