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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...

eLabs: a Springboard to Success

It’s not hard to see a major automotive manufacturer as a boon to a hometown’s economy. Volkswagen Chattanooga is also proving to be a...

Terry Gill of the Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development: Hard Work and a Bright...

Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development Sec. Terry McGill is excited about the way the automotive sector is transforming the fortunes of his state, ...

Performance Landscape

Automotive plants come in varying configurations, often with vast amounts of space dedicated to factory operations, and mostly with office space built...

Hyundai Gives Back to its Alabama Community

Anyone who has ever worked in public education knows that when it comes to supplies and volunteers, there can never be too many....

Super Duty – Silas Birch

With 50 years on the job, Ford’s longest working Kentucky employee has a lifetime of rewarding experience in and out of the plant.

The Southern Automotive Conference: More than a Trade Show

The Southern Automotive Conference, set for Oct. 4 - 6 in Birmingham, Alabama, will be the state’s largest trade show. But...

Executive Q&A: Wil James

Wilbert W. “Wil” James has been president of Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky Inc. since 2010. The seventh executive in that position, James...

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