Electric Vehicles

S.C. Commerce launches new LocateSC online platform

LocateSCThe South Carolina Department of Commerce (S.C. Commerce) today announced the launch of its new online site selection tool – LocateSC – to promote business relocation and expansion. Read More

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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BMW expanding operations in Spartanburg County with new press shop

BMW announced today that the company is expanding its Spartanburg County operations with the construction of a new press shop. The $200 million investment will create 200 new jobs.

The 219,000-square-foot press shop – located on the BMW Plant Spartanburg campus – will take raw coils of steel, cut them into blanks and stamp sheet metal parts for future BMW models. These components include hang-on parts such as the vehicles’ four doors, fenders, exterior body sides and lift gate.

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Bintelli LLC expanding operations in Charleston County

Bintelli LLC, a manufacturer and distributor of mopeds, scooters and electric vehicles, today announced plans to expand operations in Charleston County. The company’s $455,000 investment will create 72 new jobs.

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Proterra battery technology to power Vicinity Motor Corp. electric transit buses and work trucks

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Proterra expanding South Carolina operations with new EV battery system manufacturing facility in Spartanburg County

Proterra, a leader in the design and manufacturing of zero-emission electric transit vehicles and electric vehicle (EV) technology solutions for commercial applications, today announced new manufacturing operations in Spartanburg County. The company’s $76 million investment is expected to create more than new 200 jobs.

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BMW Manufacturing expanding Spartanburg County operations with new logistics center

BMW Manufacturing today announced that the company is expanding operations in Spartanburg County with the construction of a new $100 million logistics center.

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