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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...

Want diesel? 2021 Suburban, Tahoe promise to deliver

Drivers looking to purchase a Chevrolet Suburban or Tahoe will have more options in 2021, including the option of a diesel engine. A 5.3L V-8...

GM’s updates to Arlington Assembly plant incorporate new technologies

A 1.6 million square-foot expansion of General Motor’s Arlington Assembly facility, in Arlington, Texas, will improve production efficiency and build-quality on the all new...

Partnership between dlhBOWLES and RAPA leads to automotive camera and sensor cleaning technology

Two companies, dlhBOWLES and RAPA, have developed a new innovative technology for advanced driving systems (ADS) and autonomous vehicles (AV). Cler™ is a camera...

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Li-Cycle Holdings to build battery recycling facility in Alabama

Canada-based Li-Cycle Holdings Corp. is building a new battery recycling facility in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. The project is an investment of $18.7 million in land,...

Ford and Redwood Materials builds out domestic battery supply chain

Ford Motor Co. has teamed with Redwood Materials to build out battery recycling and a domestic battery supply chain for electric vehicles. The goal...

Solvay adds new thermoplastic composite capacity in U.S.

Solvay has completed its installation of its new thermoplastic composites manufacturing facility in Greenville, South Carolina. The installation will add a new line and...

Toyota reveals new Tundra, equipped with new twin-turbo V-6 engine

Toyota has revealed its all-new 2022 Tundra pickup, redesigned from the ground up. Improvements include new high-strength boxed, steel-ladder frame, aluminum-reinforced composite bed and fully...

Hyundai, OCI Solar and CPS Energy test new way to store energy

Hyundai Motor Group, OCI Solar Power and CPS Energy have entered into an agreement to test recycled electric vehicle batteries for solar energy storage. Hyundai...