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Toyota SUV to emerge from the Mazda Toyota joint venture plant

Toyota announced today that plans for the upcoming Mazda Toyota plant being built in Huntsville, Alabama will include a new, as yet unnamed Toyota...

Mitsubishi heads South later this year

The automotive sector in the South is expected to grow by one OEM by the end of the year when Mitsubishi Motors North America...

Systems Electro Coating: A proud Mississippi supplier

The business of Mississippi automotive supplier Systems Electro Coating is making sure that the metal parts that go into cars don’t rust. But that...

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...

Faces: Regional champion Don Stoegbauer

When Don Stoegbauer was called to the stage at the 2018 Southern Automotive Conference in Atlanta, he was caught off-guard. At the time, the leaders...

Kudos: Hands on and real world

As a mother and a businesswoman, Terri Seese took a good look at education, and saw a gap. A few years later, she’s working...

Executive Q&A: Kia’s Stuart Countess on responsibility and the future

Hot on the heels of the announcement that Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia would be the home for the South Korean automaker’s big new SUV,...

Vintage: Marathon Motors

If someone were to ask you which cars have been built in Nashville, Tennessee, you might be forgiven for responding with the names of...

Faces: Dream Job

The Center for Advanced Vehicular Systems is a powerhouse in the area of research around moving the automotive industry and other industries forward. Based at...

Breaking: Daimler announces new leadership at Mercedes-Benz US International in Alabama

Mercedes-Benz U.S. International, the Tuscaloosa County, Alabama-based production arm of the luxury car maker is getting new leadership, as CEO Jason Hoff takes on...

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