Charleston Regional Development Alliance

Berkeley, Charleston & Dorchester Counties

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Charleston | South Carolina | USA: In the Driver’s Seat

Since 2011, South Carolina’s auto industry has attracted over $5 billion in capital investment and BMWs at Portcreated nearly 8,000 related jobs. The Charleston region, with its heavy concentration of engineering talent, deepwater port, and strategic location along the eastern seaboard, is establishing itself as a major contributor to the Southeast’s rapidly expanding auto sector.

The Charleston region—which is home to more than 100 automotive manufacturers and suppliers and 6,500 auto industry jobs—is joining the South Carolina delegation at the 65th annual IAA International Motor Show in Frankfurt, Germany, to showcase the region’s automotive prowess.

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