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Kudos: Accelerating interest in automotive

This year’s Southern Automotive Conference in Nashville, Tennessee included a unique component, courtesy of Aerotek, a recruiting and staffing service. On Sept. 27, Aerotek...

Supplier Profile: A True Learner’s Permit

The dated image of the coffee-fetching, errand-running college intern has been changing for years, but at ZF Chassis Systems in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, that stereotype...

Faces: ZF Chassis plant manager Brad Newman finds his dream job

From the time he decided to follow in his father’s footsteps, Brad Newman believes he has been on a course plotted by a higher power...

Erik Fields: Longtime Nissan employee becomes vice president at Mississippi plant

Editor's note: After more than 20 years in the automotive manufacturing business and 12 at Nissan's Canton, Mississippi plant, Erik Fields was named vice...

Persistence leads to success at Morrison Industries

Growing up, Morrison Industries’ CEO Jacob Wilson spent most summer days and school-year Saturdays working with his father, Ron Wilson, who bought a family-owned...

Workforce Development: SAAVing Manufacturing

A little-known organization is quietly, and virtually, incubating in a cozy college town in South Alabama and quickly gaining momentum in bringing solutions to...

Best Practices: Alabama changing the game in workforce development

Jeff Lynn, vice chancellor of workforce and economic development, Alabama Community College System, speaks with an enthusiasm that’s contagious. He’s talking about the dynamic...

Kudos: Brighter Day sets a shining example

The importance of community service can’t be overstated, but Venturi, based in Huntsville, Ala., has raised the bar with the Venturi Brighter Day Employee...

Supplier Profile: Steeled for Success

With a 10th-grade education and dauntless determination, Buddy Lovvorn started a business 40 years ago that has become a family-centric success. The Indiana native...

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Taking on various roles, Mississippi-based Hopkins Advantage helps clients across the automotive industry focus on productivity

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Kudos: Accelerating interest in automotive

This year’s Southern Automotive Conference in Nashville, Tennessee included a unique component, courtesy of Aerotek, a recruiting and staffing service. On Sept. 27, Aerotek...

Hyundai in Alabama Adds Santa Cruz Assembly, 200 Jobs

Hyundai Motor Manufacturing of Alabama announced yesterday that it will add a new vehicle to the production lineup at its Montgomery factory, part of...

Volkswagen Expands Electric Vehicle Production in U.S.

Volkswagen of America broke ground on the construction of its electric vehicle production facility in Chattanooga, Tennessee on November 13. The company plans to...

Academic research paves a safer road

There is a test track at Barber Vintage Motorsports and Museum in Birmingham Alabama, set apart from the public areas of the sprawling complex. At...

Construction Begins on Wake Tech’s Hendrick Center for Automotive Excellence

Construction begins this month on Wake Technical Community College’s new automotive training facility in North Carolina. The Hendrick Center for Automotive Excellence is named...