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Toyota Posts Best-Ever November Sales

Toyota Motor North America reported that sales for November were 207,857 vehicles, an increase of 9.2 percent on a volume basis and up 5.0...

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...

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Alabama-based Fontaine Heavy-Haul introduces new trailer

Fontaine Heavy-Haul has introduced a versatile new trailer for the road construction industry. The Fontaine Workhorse 55PVR features a low approach angle ideal for...

Kia earns five Car and Driver Editors’ Choice Awards

The Kia Telluride, Sorento, Soul, K5 and Rio all earned spots on the Car and Driver 2021 Editors’ Choice Award list representing standards of...

Stratus Plastics expands Kentucky plant, adds jobs

Stratus Plastics International will create 40 jobs while expanding production at its Morgantown, Kentucky facility, with a potential for up to 135 new jobs...

Volvo Car USA posts 16.9% growth in February

Volvo Car USA sold 9,164 vehicles in February, up 16.9% from 2020 and its ninth consecutive month of year-over-year growth. Year to date, Volvo...

Volkswagen’s first all-electric SUV comes to dealerships

The ID.4 is Volkswagen’s first all-electric SUV and the brand’s first global EV. Building on the modular electric drive matrix, the ID.4 was built...