Enhance your automotive company’s productivity, streamline cargo and gain a competitive advantage with Georgia’s skilled workforce, robust tax incentives and unparalleled cargo transportation network.

Click below to explore Georgia’s automotive ecosystem.

  1. Prime Southeastern Location
 Georgia has a prime location for serving Southeastern OEMs.
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  2. Airport Connectivity

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, the world’s most traveled and most efficient airport, offers direct flights to 70 international destinations, 50 countries and 150 domestic cities.

Air Transit Times

  3. Top-Ranked Workforce

Your company’s success depends on recruiting, training and retaining quality talent. Workforce training and education are at the top of the list to help your business grow in Georgia.

  • 6.4 million working-age population (ages 18-64)
  • 260,000 skilled production workers
  • Right-to-work and employment-at-will state
  • Low manufacturing unionization rate of 5%, the third-lowest in the U.S.
  • A reliable workforce with low turnover rate of 9% in transportation manufacturing (2014, Q2)
  • The High Demand Career Initiative is a state-funded initiative for specific programs of study in high-demand career areas that may pay 100% of a student’s technical college tuition.

Quick Start

Quick Start, consistently ranked the best workforce development program in the nation (Area Development, 2015), offers workforce training whenever and wherever companies want it at no cost to them.

Major players in the automotive industry credit Quick Start for ramping up production quickly.

Unionization chart

  4. Low Cost of Electricity

Georgia has a low cost of electricity and sales tax exemption on energy used in manufacturing (except 1% for education).

Electricity and Nat Gas prices

  5. Low Cost of Doing Business
Compared to other states in the Southeast and nationwide, the cost of doing business in Georgia is one of the lowest in the country.
Cost of Business chart
  6. Georgia’s Automotive Suppliers Map

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