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STAR EV Expands Simpsonville, South Carolina, Manufacturing Plant

07/28/2021
STAR EV, a specialized electric vehicle manufacturer, plans to expand operations at its manufacturing center in Simpsonville, South Carolina. The more than $8.7 million project is expected to create 50 jobs in Greenville County.

Located at 378 Neely Ferry Road in Simpsonville, STAR EV’s expansion will increase the company’s capacity to meet growing demand. The expansion is expected to be completed by the fourth quarter of 2025.

“We are ecstatic to be expanding our manufacturing operations to better serve our customers. This expansion will raise our STAR EV brand recognition to a new level in the global market. We’d like to thank Greenville County and the state for their outstanding support, and we look forward to this continued partnership for years to come,” said STAR EV CEO Jane Zhang.

The Coordinating Council for Economic Development has approved job development credits related to this project.

“Golf and other outdoor recreational activities are such an important part of South Carolina’s tourism industry, and we are excited when companies that support quality of life for residents and visitors continue to invest within our borders. We appreciate STAR EV’s ongoing commitment to Greenville and to South Carolina,” added Secretary of Commerce Harry M. Lightsey III.

Founded in 2003, STAR EV manufactures golf carts, off-road carts and other recreational vehicles and distributes from more than 200 locations worldwide. The company also offers a line of accessories such as flip sets, tires, brush guards and stereos.

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