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Bosch expanding operations in Anderson County

Bosch, a leading global supplier of technology and services, today announced plans to expand operations in Anderson County. The company’s $200 million investment will create 350 new jobs.

Bosch’s operations are divided into four business sectors: mobility solutions, industrial technology, consumer goods and energy, and building technology. As a leading Internet of Things (IoT) provider, Bosch offers innovative solutions for smart homes, Industry 4.0 and connected mobility.

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Redwood Materials establishing operations in Berkeley County with largest economic development announcement in state history

Redwood Materials, a producer of anode and cathode battery components for electric vehicles, along with Governor Henry McMaster, today announced plans to establish operations in Berkeley County. The company’s $3.5 billion investment, which marks the largest economic development announcement in the history of South Carolina, will create 1,500 new jobs.

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Envision AESC to establish Florence County electric vehicle battery gigafactory

Envision AESC, a world-leading Japanese electric vehicle battery technology company, along with Governor Henry McMaster, announced today it will build a state-of-the-art battery cell gigafactory in Florence County. The $810 million investment will create 1,170 new jobs and will support the company’s multi-year partnership with the BMW Group.

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Bosch expanding Dorchester County operations with launch of electric motor production

Bosch, a leading global supplier of technology and services, today announced the launch of electric motor production at its operation in Dorchester County. The company also announced a $260 million investment expected to create 350 new jobs associated with this new production line.

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BMW investing $1.7 billion to expand S.C. manufacturing capacity and footprint

The BMW Group continues the roll-out of its electromobility plan with a new investment to expand Plant Spartanburg and the company’s manufacturing footprint in South Carolina. BMW Group Chairman of the Board of Management, Oliver Zipse, announced today a $1.7 billion investment in its United States operations, including $1 billion to prepare for the production of electric vehicles at Plant Spartanburg, and $700 million to build a new high-voltage battery assembly facility in nearby Woodruff, S.C.

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Dash EV establishing operations in Greenville County

Dash EV, an innovative electric car company, today announced plans to establish operations in Greenville County. The company’s operations will create 10 new jobs.

Dash EV produces sustainable vehicles to expand the carsharing business. With an environmentally friendly mindset, Dash EV created Dash, a cost-effective, 100% electric and solar-charged vehicle. The company’s mission is to provide sustainable mobility that fills the gap between walking, biking, and mass transit in cities and on campuses.

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S.C. Commerce launches new LocateSC online platform

Scribble season four lineup announced

The S.C. Commerce Office of Innovation today announced the cast of season four of Scribble’s Notes on Innovation series. The lineup includes thought-leaders from electric vehicle companies to innovative startups – all who exemplify the relentless pursuit of transformational ideas. The season four cast includes:

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USPS makes $2.98 billion order with Oshkosh Defense, Spartanburg for first 50k of new fleet

The U.S. Postal Service announced Thursday it has placed its first order of Next Generation Delivery Vehicles with Wisconsin-based Oshkosh Defense, which plans to start production next year in Spartanburg County.

The $2.98 billion order calls for 50,000 postal vehicles, with at least 10,019 being zero-emission battery electric vehicles, according to a USPS press release.

Oshkosh Defense won the contract in February 2021 to produce its Next Generation Delivery Vehicle fleet of up to 165,000 vehicles.

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