Category: Business & Economy

Report: Metro Atlanta Wins Another Automotive HQ

Automotive News is reporting that Metro Atlanta has been chosen as the North American Headquarters of PSA Group, the parent company of French automotive brands Peugeot and Citroen. The French-based parent company of the Peugeot and Citroen brands — absent from the U.S. market since 1991 — intends to resume selling vehicles here by 2026,

Atlanta On Short List For Amazon HQ2

As has been predicted by most of the informed folks following Atlanta’s bid to land Amazon’s HQ2 – and up to 50,000 jobs that come with it – Atlanta has made the short list of cities that will now enter the real competition stage for this Super Bowl of Economic Development.  Conor Sen shared the

Georgia Chamber Releases “8 For 18” Business Agenda

Per press release from the Georgia Chamber of Commerce: Atlanta, GA – Thursday, January 11, 2018 – In commemoration of the 2018 legislative session, the Georgia Chamber of Commerce revealed the organization’s 8 for 18 priorities during their annual Eggs & Issues Breakfast. Created as a 2018 initiative, the Georgia Chamber’s 8 for 18 priorities

Georgia Kia, Alabama Hyundai Plants Make Bet Over National Championship Game

As we’re all well aware, Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia is the pride of West Point Georgia, having produced over one million Kia Sorento CUV’s. It also currently produces the Optima Sedan.  Kia has a sister plant in Montgomery Alabama, Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama, that currently produces the Hyundai Sonota and Elantra sedans and Santa Fe

Public Service Commission Votes To Continue Vogtle Construction; GA Power To Absorb Substantial Amount Of Cost Overruns

The Georgia Public Service Commission voted today to continue construction of the much delayed Plant Vogtle Nuclear Reactors Units 3 & 4 in Burke County, South of Augusta. The construction of these and other reactors in South Carolina caused their prime contractor, Westinghouse Electric, to seek bankruptcy protection. Toshiba Corporation, Westinghouse’s owner, will have to