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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.

Southern States Jump into Gold Rush for Toyota-Mazda Plant

ABOVE This aerial view shows Toyota’s plant in Blue Springs, Mississippi, which builds the compact Corolla. Mississippi hopes to score...

Constellium Opens Advanced Automotive Aluminum Plant in Georgia

Netherlands-based Constellium NV in May opened its new plant in White, Georgia, dedicated to the production of advanced aluminium automotive structural components...

UA Professors Cracking Sustainable Car Code

Obama-era EPA rules may be on their way out but that doesn’t mean the search for more sustainable transportation is over. The University of...

Honda to Invest $85 Million in Alabama Plant

Honda Manufacturing of Alabama in late March announced it would invest $85 million for the first of a multi-phase project to improve manufacturing flexibility...

BMW Plays Matchmaker

How do you come off a record-breaking 2016? BMW Manufacturing employees in Greer, South Carolina, are still celebrating high-mark production and export...

Toyota’s $1.33B Kentucky Investment a Game-Changer

Toyota rocked Kentucky’s automotive scene in April with the announcement that it would invest $1.33 billion — the second largest stake in the state’s...

Hanwha to add 100 jobs, invest $20M in Alabama

Hanwha Advanced Materials America LLC will expand its Opelika facility in the Northeast Opelika Industrial Park and spend nearly $20 million in building and...

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TRB Lightweight Structures manufactures prepreg material to streamline production

TRB Lightweight Structures has begun manufacturing its own prepreg material to improve cost and lead times for its composite parts. To date, the company...

Engineered Plastic Components invests in second plant in Alabama

Engineered Plastic Components is investing $8.05 million in a 125,000-square-foot facility in Bessemer, Alabama. The thermoplastics and thermoset products manufacturer produces automotive instrument panels,...

Volkswagen Atlas garners kudos as a family vehicle

Volkswagen’s Atlas SUV has earned some praise for its family-centric focus in early 2021. Most recently, it made Parents magazine’s Best Family Cars list...

General Motor sales up 4% in Q1

General Motors Co. has sold 642,250 vehicles in the United States in the first quarter of 2021, with retail deliveries up 19% and fleet...

Toyota reports 2021 Q1 sales up 21.6% over last year

Toyota Motor North America reported first quarter 2021 U.S. sales of 603,066 vehicles, a 21.6% increase on a volume basis and 24.9% increase on...