Is Nashville Emerging As The Auto Industry’s Southern Hub?

October 22, 2015 By Blake Farmer
Nashville Public Radio

As the auto industry continues to grow in Tennessee and other southern states, Nashville is emerging as a business hub. The city is playing host to a growing number of industry gatherings.

This week it’s the Southern Automotive Conference. Last week, 150 senior leaders of Nissan, Toyota, General Motors and others spent a day in a corner of the Music City Center with bankers and analysts looking at what’s on the horizon.

After Nissan and General Motors opened their nearby plants in the 1980s, a steady stream of suppliers has quietly relocated to the area. Local financial and law firms are now beginning to develop sub-specialties in auto manufacturing.

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