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Nissan workers help Habitat for Humanity construct houses in Mississippi

Dreaming of Auto Traffic

International partnership plans RO/RO facility at the Port of Mobile

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...

BMW Celebrates 4 Millionth Vehicle, Announces $600 Million Expansion

When completed in late 2018, the new space will bring BMW’s total footprint to 7 million square feet.

Braidy Industries Announces $1.3 Billion Aluminum Mill in Northern Kentucky

Ground breaking at the 370-acre site is planned for the first quarter of 2018.

Georgia Holds CATT Apprenticeship Signing Ceremony

Georgia has placed its bet on apprenticeships, where technically oriented students are paired with companies willing to both train and pay them.

Parts Specialist Bolta Group Celebrates New Alabama Plant

Bolta U.S. invested $48.7 million in the new Tuscaloosa manufacturing facility and will employ 350 individuals by the end of 2018.

Electricity is in the Air for Daimler, Volkswagen

The two companies have announced major pushes into the electric car arena.

Louisville Stars in Forbes Analysis of Top Manufacturing Cities

There’s a new star in manufacturing jobs creation, and it’s in the Bluegrass State, according to a Forbes statistical analysis.

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Talking Tariffs

Auto industry observers say NAFTA re-do and tariff issues signal higher vehicle prices

Clemson Goes Deep

At CU-ICAR, grad students build a car from scratch in the Deep Orange program – and forge relationships with industry partners

VW Stumbles From Dieselgate To Hail Cannon Controversy

Hail cannons are the latest high tech offerings for automotive plants wary of having their brand new, sparkling products being damaged by sudden meteorological disturbances.

Sienna Falls Short In Three-Way Minivan Safety Check

An August evaluation of three popular family minivans gave Top Safety Pick designations to the 2018 versions of the Chrysler Pacifica and Honda Odyssey, while finding the Toyota Sienna just short of that rating.

Direct Impact

Taking on various roles, Mississippi-based Hopkins Advantage helps clients across the automotive industry focus on productivity