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West Virginia’s Automotive Manufacturing Industry


West Virginia’s automotive manufacturing companies comprise an extensive industry in the state, playing a large role in West Virginia’s economic success. With an impact of $711 million and 6,004 jobs just in 2021—numbers directly related to the automotive sector and not including third-tier suppliers—the staggering amount of revenue and jobs brought into the state contributes to the welfare of West Virginia and its communities.

Fortunately, West Virginia is well poised to continue the growth of automotive manufacturing in the state—along with the many positive implications this growth has. From significant investment projects from companies like Toyota Motor Manufacturing West Virginia and GreenPower Motor Company to opportunities such as electric vehicle battery production, the automotive economic sector is exponentially developing and gaining an international presence for its attractive business climate.

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