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Hyundai Ties for Top Safety Pick Awards

Hyundai has tied for the most combined Top Safety Pick+ and the Top Safety Pick rated vehicles in the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s...

Hyundai Donates School Supplies

Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama has donated $5,000 worth of school supplies and 5,000 disposable face masks to the Montgomery Public School System students. This is...

Blue Bird Corp. Significantly Impacted by Covid-19

Some school buses are starting to hit the roads again as systems debate on whether to open up for the 2020-2021 school year. These...

Mazda Toyota Invests An Additional $830M in Alabama Plant

Mazda Toyota Manufacturing USA announced today that it will be investing an additional $830 million in the joint vehicle production plant in Huntsville that...

Toyota Invests in Solar Energy

Toyota is investing $9.3 million to add 10.8 acres of new solar arrays across the company’s plants in Alabama, Missouri and West Virginia. These...

Charities Benefit from BMW Pro-Am

Golfers couldn’t hit the links for the BMW Charity Pro-Am Presented by SYNNEX Corp. this year, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, but that didn’t...

Toyota Rolls Out Special Editions of 2021 Tundra

The Toyota Tundra has added style and toughness to its lineup of 2021 models. Built in the heart of truck country in San Antonio,...

German EV Auto Supplier Picks $85M Site to Serve Southeast

A German supplier specializing in lightweight auto body parts for electric vehicles will build an $85 million plant in north Georgia, positioned to supply...

Tesla Chooses Texas

Electric car maker Tesla has chosen to build its second U.S. auto factory in Austin, Texas. Tesla CEO Elon Musk made the announcement during a...

Mercedes Closing Sedan Production in Alabama

A major line of the Mercedes plant in Tuscaloosa, Alabama will be shutting down soon — the line that employs some 1,000 workers in...

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IAC Plans Expansion in Alabama

International Automotive Components Group North America Inc. has announced plans to invest more than $55.9 million in expansion projects that will create 182 jobs...

Volkswagen Takes Safety Honors for 2020 and 2021 Atlas

Volkswagen of America Inc. has received honors from two different safety organizations for its Atlas model, built at its Chattanooga, Tennessee, plant. The model year...

ArcelorMittal Steel Used In 2021 Ford Bronco

ArcelorMittal’s Fortiform 980 GI has been selected by Ford as the sole source for third-generation advanced high-strength steel being used in the 2021 Ford...

Mercedes Expands in Alabama, Adding Jobs

Mercedes-Benz U.S. International, in Vance, Alabama, is expanding again. According to news reports citing the Tuscaloosa County Industrial Development Authority, a 500,000-square-foot facility is...

Toyota Alabama Named 2020 Supplier of the Year

The Alabama Automotive Manufacturers Association has named Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Alabama its 2020 Supplier of the Year. “Toyota’s incredible response throughout the COVID-19 pandemic has...