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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...

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...

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DENSO’s Tennessee plant lauded for safety

DENSO, a mobility supplier, has earned the Volunteer Safety Through Accountability and Recognition (STAR) award from the Tennessee Occupational Safety and Health Administration. This...

Hyundai latest factory affected by chip shortage

Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama had to temporarily shut down this week due to the semiconductor chip shortage. Hyundai’s Montgomery, Alabama, plant is the latest of...

Cummins Turbo Technologies expands in South Carolina

Cummins Turbo Technologies is expanding its turbocharger manufacturing operations in Charleston County, South Carolina, investing $10.7 million and creating 252 new jobs. A business segment...

Kia First Edition EV6 fully reserved

Kia’s first edition limited run of its new electric vehicle — the EV6 — has been completely reserved. The vehicle is expected to be...

Fehrer Automotive expands in Alabama

Fehrer Automotive has invested more than $6 million to expand its facility in Gadsden, Alabama, by 200,000 square feet and add 15 more jobs. This...