Alabama Could be #2 in U.S. Auto Manufacturing!
Forbes says the state would be behind only Michigan..
“Once the factory begins output, the state will pass Kentucky to become the South’s biggest automaker, a forecast from IHS Markit shows. The following year, it will edge out Indiana to become No. 2 in the country, behind only Detroit’s home state.”
“Alabama ranked 44th out of 48 mainland U.S. states in overall manufacturing costs last year, contributing to its appeal, said John Boyd, a site selection specialist based in Princeton, New Jersey, who didn’t work on this deal. Alabama and its neighbors have also pioneered the development of state-run worker training programs, he said.”
The plant in Huntsville is expected to start producing in 2021.
Read the entire Fortune article HERE.