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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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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...