Volvo doubling Berkeley County investment

Charleston Regional Business Journal
Liz Segrist
September 26, 2017

Volvo Cars plans to create an additional 1,900 jobs and invest another $500 million in Berkeley County — doubling its initial investment a year ahead of producing its first car in South Carolina, the company confirmed today.

This announcement expands the company’s 2015 plans to create 2,000 jobs initially and invest $500 million to produce S60 sedans from its 1,600-acre U.S. automotive campus under construction near Ridgeville.

The company said in 2015 incentives documents that it planned to employ 4,000 people over time. This expansion quickens that pace significantly, reaching 3,900 employees initially.

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