Located in the northwestern corner of South Carolina, Greenville is strategically positioned between two of the largest cities in the Southeastern United States: Charlotte and Atlanta. The Upstate is home to some of the world’s most forward thinking companies including world leaders in the development and application of cutting-edge technologies in a multitude of industries. More than 150 automotive-related companies have chosen Upstate South Carolina for its progressive climate, dynamic workforce and research capabilities. As a long-standing leader in automotive manufacturing and research, Upstate South Carolina continues to grow in importance as a locus for the U.S. car industry.