Top automotive companies choose to locate or expand in Virginia for its thriving automotive ecosystem, skilled workforce, innovative culture, outstanding logistical advantages, competitive cost of doing business, and top-ranked business climate. In the past decade, over one hundred automotive projects have been announced in Virginia, representing over 8,500 jobs and $4.4 billion in investment. These companies include truck and van manufacturers Volvo, Mack Trucks, and Morgan Olson; automotive parts manufacturers STS Group and IAC; and a leader in self-driving vehicle systems, Torc Robotics – an industry trailblazer with origins in Virginia.