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Mercedes X-Class Out There, Just Beyond the Horizon

In the South, when you park at a movie theater, restaurant or shopping mall, you’ll sometimes exit your vehicle and be...

Toyota Wins ‘Most American-Made’ Crown Again

Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky this summer celebrated its Camry, the best-selling car in America for 14 consecutive years, being crowned again as...

Volkswagen Preps for New Mid-sized SUV

While Volkswagen’s new Chattanooga-made midsize SUV won’t be revealed until this fall, there were still plenty of signs of the activity connected to...

Volvo Creates Land Rush in South Carolina

With daily progress being made toward the completion of Volvo Car USA’s new plant in Berkeley County, South Carolina, attention now turns...

Uber Seeks to Connect with South’s Football Fanatics

SEC football fans heading to stadiums this fall in Tuscaloosa, Knoxville, Oxford and beyond may have the option of dialing up Uber...

A Need for Expansion at Nissan

The first phase of a $160 million expansion at Nissan’s plant in Smyrna, Tennessee, is scheduled to come on line this year...

A Model for Apprenticeship

Carla Whitlock   In my work...

Working with Millennials

Nozomi Morgan   The term “Millennials”...

The Governor Has The Floor

Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant is one of the most active leaders in promoting the alliance of the Southern automotive community. Now in his second...

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Toyota pumps money into San Antonio truck factory

Toyota announced Sept. 17 that it will invest $391 million at its San Antonio, Texas truck assembly plant.  That will bring the automaker’s total...

Supplier Profile: A True Learner’s Permit

The dated image of the coffee-fetching, errand-running college intern has been changing for years, but at ZF Chassis Systems in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, that stereotype...

Spotlight: Man vs. Machine vs. Nature

On a damp Friday morning, the last one in May, a long line of trucks was forming in the parking lot of the Borla...

Kudos: Ford helps First Book efforts to close the literacy gap

Illiteracy has far-reaching consequences, including poverty and unemployment, all detrimental to the success of the global economy.The automotive industry is not immune, which led...

Safety: OSHA targets Southern suppliers that violate workplace safety rules

Two weeks before her wedding, a 20-year-old woman was crushed to death in a robotic machine at an Alabama plant that stamps metal parts...