AUGUSTA, Ga. — After an 18-month process to evaluate expansion opportunities, Textron Specialized Vehicles announces it is purchasing 235 acres, a half mile away from their current operations and a facility currently owned by Procter and Gamble. Textron Specialized Vehicles manufactures commercial, recreational, off-road utiity and light transportation vehicles for golf courses, consumers, aviation, government and industrial users under the E-Z-GO, Cushman, Bad Boy Buggies and TUG brands. 

The facility is about 600,000 square feet and the company plans to add 400 jobs with this addition within the next 5 years, according to a report on The investment is estimated at $40 million. 

"It gives us room to not only move into today, but it will allow us to grow into in the future, it's more than we need today," says Textron President Kevin Holleran. 

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