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Nissan Altima’s VC-Turbo Engine Named One of Wards 10 Best

Nissan Altima’s 2.0-liter VC-Turbo engine has been named to Wards 10 Best Engines & Propulsion Systems list for 2020. The team behind the innovative...

Tier 1 Coolant Supplier CCI Chooses Alabama for Latest Location

CCI Manufacturing USA Corp., a Tier 1 auto supplier, has announced it will invest $21.5 million to construct an advanced production facility in Lawrence...

Toyota’s RAV4 Hybrid Now Produced in Kentucky

Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky has added its most popular SUV to its production lineup, starting in January, with its first 2020 RAV4 Hybrid rolling...

Hyundai’s Alabama Plant Has Production Gain in 2019

Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama’s plant in Montgomery produced 336,000 vehicles in 2019, approximately 4 percent more than in 2018. HMMA said the primary contributor to...

Nissan Group Down in Sales for December and for 2019 Overall

The Nissan Group announced total United States sales for December 2019 of 104,781 units, a decrease of 29.5 percent from the previous year. The...

Honda Manufacturing of Alabama Hits 5 Million Mark for Vehicle and Engine Production

Honda Manufacturing of Alabama LLC, last week, announced it has reached the 5 million mark for vehicle and engine production since its plant in...

Automotive Plant Closures Linked to Higher Opioid Overdose Death Rates

A recent study published in the medical journal JAMA Internal Medicine has shown that automotive assembly plant closures are associated with an increase in...

WABCO triples employment with $3 million investment in Kentucky

WABCO USA LLC plans to triple its employment as it reinvests more than $3 million in its heavy-duty truck parts manufacturing and warehousing facility...

More than 700 Goodyear associates take buyout

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. and United Steelworkers Local 12 confirmed on December 12 that 740 Goodyear associates at its Gadsden, Alabama plant have...

Kia Telluride Wins Top Rated SUV from Edmunds

The Kia Telluride has added a 2020 Edmunds Top Rated Award to its list of awards this year. Named the Top Rated SUV, the awards...

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Nissan Altima’s VC-Turbo Engine Named One of Wards 10 Best

Nissan Altima’s 2.0-liter VC-Turbo engine has been named to Wards 10 Best Engines & Propulsion Systems list for 2020. The team behind the innovative...

2019 Was a Record Production Year for BMW in South Carolina

BMW's Spartanburg, South Carolina plant remains the factory with the highest production numbers for the brand, the company said this week. "This confirms 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...

Canada Losing Auto Suppliers to U.S., Mexico

Canada is losing auto suppliers to the U.S. and Mexico because of lower wages and higher incentives south of the border, as well as...

Tier 1 Coolant Supplier CCI Chooses Alabama for Latest Location

CCI Manufacturing USA Corp., a Tier 1 auto supplier, has announced it will invest $21.5 million to construct an advanced production facility in Lawrence...