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Threat of Tariffs Back in the News

The headline in Wednesday’s New York Times said it all: “Trump Doubles Down on Threats to Impose Tariffs on European Cars.” President Trump, attending the...

Toyota Releases 2019 North American Environmental Report

Climate change, resource depletion and habitat loss are among the top concerns addressed in the release of a new Toyota Motor Corp. environmental update...

Honda’s 2020 Passport arrived at dealerships today

Honda dealerships across the South took delivery today of 2020 Honda Passports, assembled  at Honda Manufacturing of Alabama in Lincoln, using domestic and global...

Hyundai unveils 2020 Sonata at Miami auto show

Hyundai on Friday revealed to the South its all-new 2020 Sonata, its longest-standing and most successful model, at the 49th Miami International Auto Show. The...

Toyota Studies Robots Teaching Robots

The automotive industry loves a good robot. And now Toyota is working to make sure that robots love people back too – even away...

University of Alabama Rolls out Research Partnership Opportunity

The University of Alabama recently launched a way for automotive manufacturers, and other enterprises - to get complex research done, on a sponsorship basis,...

Georgia gets into auto battery movement with $1.67 billion project

South Korean lithium ion battery producer SK Innovation Co. will start construction this year on a $1.67 billion factory project in north Georgia to...

Mississippi innovation center taking driverless vehicles off-road

Mississippi State University’s Center for Advanced Vehicular Systems, or CAVS, is using a partnership with the U.S. Army to design and build driverless off-road...

Ford’s new $45 million tech center speeds up the future

At Ford Motor Co.’s new Advanced Manufacturing Center in Redford, Michigan, 3D printing machines are humming away as they churn out new brake parts...

Elantra Gets Triangles, New Tech For 2019

The 2019 Hyundai Elantra offers a new measure of design intensity with a sleek, triangulated update to the front end.

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