Accelerating the Tennessee Valley automotive industry

Focus Areas

Infrastructure & Site Development

The DRIVE! region has an extensive inventory of industrial properties, many of which are pre-cleared for manufacturing development – including 784 industrial buildings, 415 greenfield sites and 109 brownfield sites. However, even with these sites available, small manufacturers may need additional guidance on locating and developing sites.The DRIVE! Consortium expands technical assistance and capital for SME plant transformation, layout and processing implementation, and access to funding for advanced manufacturing infrastructure and site development.

Map of the Tennessee Valley

The Tennessee Valley region is home to six major automotive manufacturers with a supply chain of over 900 mostly small- and medium-sized businesses, employing more than 100,000 people.

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