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Talking Tariffs

Auto industry observers say NAFTA re-do and tariff issues signal higher vehicle prices

Driving the Trade War

Looming U.S. tariffs cause worry for automakers and signal potentially dramatic changes in prices, model availability and employment opportunities.

Cincinnati’s German Heritage Attracted Mubea to Northern Kentucky

Mubea came to U.S. to support a never-built Volkswagen plant. It’s stayed to support almost all major OEMS.

A Post Election Economic View

All the plates the Trump Administration has in the air right now have the nation’s automobile manufacturing industry a little jumpy. Like the...

Predicting 2017 at an Especially Unpredictable Time

The elephant in automobile showrooms as we enter 2017 lives in Trump Tower and the White House. Industry analysts are reserving their opinions on...

Crossing out Corrosion

Roy Metal Finishing Co. was in the “right place at the right time.” The right place, according to Adam Brumfield, director...

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Volvo in South Carolina

Jeff Moore, vice president of manufacturing at the new Volvo plant in South Carolina, talks about why the Palmetto State is the place for the luxury brand to build.

Shoals Extrusion

“Everybody cares.” How Shoals Extrusion sets itself apart from their competition