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Automotive

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

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

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 [...]

Jun 28, 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 [...]

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.