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Kia Telluride a Finalist for North American Utility Vehicle of the Year

The Kia Telluride has been named one of three finalists for the 2020 North American Utility Vehicle of the Year. Assembled in West Point, Georgia,...

Hyundai Hires Industry Veteran as Chief Safety Officer

Hyundai Motor North America has hired Brian Latouf as its new chief safety officer, responsible for all safety regulation matters, strategic legal direction and...

Kia’s Telluride Earns Honors for Design and Driving Experience

Kia’s mid-size SUV has been named the winner in two categories of Kelley Blue Book’s 2020 Best Buy Awards and also took home Car...

Hyundai’s Alabama Workers Help United Way

Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama’s employees and plant leadership donated more than $335,000 to United Way of Alabama in mid-November. The plant’s nearly 3,000 workers...

Students Sign On for Mercedes-Benz Tech Co-op Program

Mercedes-Benz US International Inc. has teamed with Wallace State Community College, in Hanceville, Alabama, in a tech co-op program. The first students to be accepted...

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...

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...

Riders Want to Share Control of Self-Driving Vehicles

A recent survey conducted by SAE International found that while public enthusiasm is increasing for self-driving cars, most of the participants want to share...

Tickets Available Now for South Carolina Automotive Summit

Tickets are now available to attend the 2020 South Carolina Automotive Summit in Greenville, South Carolina in February. The event, which includes presentations and panels...

AAMA Annual Appreciation Dinner Approaches

Don’t miss out on the fifth annual Alabama Automotive Manufacturers Association Appreciation Dinner, which is being held November 7th from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30...

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International Trade: Building Vehicles In Today’s Uncertain World

After three years of negotiations, the new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) took effect July 1, replacing the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). While...

EPA Estimates 250 Miles for Volkswagen’s ID.4

The Environmental Protection Agency has calculated an estimated 250 miles of range on a single charge for Volkswagen’s ID.4 electric SUV. The EPA-estimated fuel...

Hyundai Motor America Pays Cash Penalty Regarding Past Recalls

Hyundai Motor America has resolved an inquiry by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration related to recalls for vehicles equipped with Theta II engines....

Gestamp Announces Third Expansion in Tennessee

Gestamp Chattanooga has announced the company will invest $94.7 million to expand operations at its Hickory Valley Road and Ferdinand Piech Way plants in...

Geely and Daimler AG Partner on Hybrid Powertrain System

Daimler AG and Geely Holding, parent companies of Mercedes-Benz and Volvo Cars respectfully, are collaborating on the development of a powertrain system for the...