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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...

Safety for Everyone: More Than Just a Tagline at Honda

When customers take time out of their schedules to give companies feedback on products or services, some companies listen. That is even more the...

Register Early for the GAMA Economic Forecast Meeting

The Georgia Automotive Manufacturers Association is gearing up for its annual Economic Forecast meeting, which is November 13 from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m....

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