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Graduate students Nawraj Sapkota and Janak Basel work in the lab of Apparao Rao at the Clemson Nanomaterials Institute. (Photo/Clemson University)
Apr 24, 2024

How Clemson University research could affect your access to lithium ion batteries

While the availability of lithium iode batteries is expected to wane, researchers are looking to extend that supply by …

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 community hub at Columbia BullStreet office

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 …

Feb 15, 2024

Scout breaks ground in Blythewood on Midlands’ first auto factory

About a year after choosing South Carolina as a place to build a renewed …

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.

Jan 17, 2024

Sitework at Scout plant in Blythewood resumes after delay

With agreement to offset impacts, construction can start again at …

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 19, 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 […]

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