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The Beauty of Speed

George Barber’s love of fast cars and powerful motorcycles still propels his one-of-a-kind museum in Birmingham, Alabama.

Richardson Molding

Automotive components are one part of a continually growing business in plastic parts.

ABL-Technic

What this German company is doing from Fairburn, Georgia might be unexpected, but it’s something the automotive industry and other customers can’t do without.

Alabama Senator Takes Issue with Trump Administration’s Proposed Automotive Tariffs

Alabama Senator Doug Jones said he is “mystified” by the Trump administration’s suggestion that slapping tariffs on cars and car parts might be good...

Alabama's Mercedes-Benz Plant Updates Production Status after Michigan Fire

Mercedes-Benz U.S. International has announced that efforts to get parts to their Tuscaloosa County plant has now extended to Germany after delays caused by...

Michigan Fire Aftermath Continues to Burn in the Southern Automotive Sector

The fallout continues from a May 2 fire at a Michigan parts supplier, affecting production at more than one plant in the Southern...

New Plant Hailed as Another Tuscaloosa Groundbreaker

Seven years after a devastating windstorm ripped through Tuscaloosa, city, state and economic development officials had the perfect day to welcome a...

Faces: Behind the Wheel

When competitors in a certain high-profile sport hear they’re up against “the Williams sisters” they usually know they need to bring their A game....

Executive Q&A: All Roads Lead to Automotive in Tennessee

The Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development is unabashed in its enthusiasm for its mission: “to develop strategies that help make Tennessee the...

Moving Forward

Workforce development, education, and infrastructure development are the keys to future growth and success for the automotive sector – according to a...

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Toyota makes personnel moves in Alabama

Toyota Motor North America announced May 20 that a new executive will be heading its Huntsville engine plant.David Finch, a 28-year veteran of the...

Family Affair

It happened nearly 100 years ago.That is when August Pausch, a technician, and Hans Rausch, a businessman, in 1920 founded a small manufacturing firm...

Automotive Advanced Technology Summit

Auto manufacturing technology is speeding ahead so quickly that it risks leaving some in the industry lagging behind, according to speakers at the Automotive...

Quality Still Comes First at RMF

A company that plated parts for textile looms was a perfect fit for South Carolina in 1961, so it was no surprise that Roy...

Logistics: Move ‘Em Out

This spring, on the parking lot of the long-defunct Century Plaza Mall in Birmingham, Alabama, stand rows and rows of new Mercedes-Benz vehicles.The cars,...