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Sunday, May 4th, 2014

New auto sales in Hays County outpace region

New vehicles sales grew at a considerably faster rate in Hays County than in the Austin metropolitan region as a whole during the first quarter of 2014, according to research by the Freeman Auto Report.

Tuesday, April 29th, 2014

Texas touts lighter regulation in wooing California firms

Gov. Rick Perry often stresses the state's "smart regulations" to businesses from California. While entrepreneurs in Texas often find fewer regulatory obstacles, some argue the Texas approach has hidden costs.

Monday, November 25th, 2013

It’s official: Corvac Composites to open San Marcos plant

The Greater San Marcos Partnership — the economic development arm of the city of San Marcos and Hays and Caldwell counties — this afternoon confirmed that a Michigan-based auto parts maker will establish a manufacturing center in...

Saturday, November 23rd, 2013

Updated: San Marcos council approves incentive for Toyota supplier

A Michigan-based auto parts maker appears to have settled on San Marcos as the location for a plant it intends to establish in Texas — if officials approve “inducements” the company wants from City Hall.

Sunday, April 21st, 2013

Asian brands dominate new car sales in Hays County

Automobile companies headquartered in Asia — Hyundai, Honda and Toyota — accounted for seven in 10 new passenger cars sold in Hays County in the first quarter of 2013.

Friday, February 15th, 2013

Audio: Bill aims to bolster vocational training

Mario Lozoya, with Toyota Texas, whose plant is located in San Antonio, told the Senate Public Education Committee on Tuesday that the plant is "the high tech" manufacturing facility in South Texas. That's why he regularly visits...

Thursday, December 1st, 2011

‘Tree Campus USA’ welcomes Texas State as newest member

Almost 200 people turned out Nov. 30 to help Texas State University become the Arbor Day Foundation’s newest “Tree Campus USA.”

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