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More than $10 million of a $45 million federal grant will go to University of South Carolina efforts to advance battery research for electric vehicles. (Photo/DepositPhotos)
Jul 3, 2024

USC battery research efforts boosted with $10M in federal funding

The funding will support the work of the forthcoming Carolina Institute for Battery Innovation at …

Columbia Vehicle Group has selected Aiken County for the company’s first South Carolina operation. (Photo/DepositPhotos)
May 8, 2024

EV manufacturer enters South Carolina market with $12M Aiken County facility

The company is relocating manufacturing operations from Florida and Wisconsin due to supply chain issues.

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 …

Columbia Vehicle Group has selected Aiken County for the company’s first South Carolina operation. (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 […]