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Redoing the F-150 in Covid Times

Ford to provide ‘look’ at updated Ford F-150 in conference call

Ford, VW to Build 8 Million Vehicles

Ford, VW to collaborate on 8 million vehicles

Navistar Girds With Cash in 2Q

Navistar reports net loss of $28 million on revenues of $1.9 billion

Developers Propose Tennessee Track

Tennessee autosports park would include amphitheater, RV area, restaurants and a conference center

Silver Lining: Exports to China

Alabama’s first quarter auto exports to China up 170 percent year over year

EDAA Helps Gadsden Prepare for Post-Goodyear

The Economic Development Association of Alabama is helping the city of Gadsden to strategize options as Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co. draws down its...

More OEMs Rumble to Life

Monday marks OEM re-starts in Kentucky, Tennessee and Texas

Tennessee Crunches the Numbers

Tennessee still measuring lost tax revenue, other pandemic fallouts

Georgia Dealer Group Gets Lean

As with most companies, Georgia-based Asbury Automotive Group Inc. saw its first quarter 2020 results melt in comparison to prior year numbers, but it...

BorgWarner Rises From Tornado

Storm-damaged BorgWarner SC factory plans return to production this month

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