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Spotlight: Southern Automotive Conference 2018 Highlights

The 2018 Southern Automotive Conference provided a showcase for the innovative ideas, products, manufacturing and technology that are driving the auto industry.More than 1,200...

Vintage: Marathon Motors

If someone were to ask you which cars have been built in Nashville, Tennessee, you might be forgiven for responding with the names of...

Vision: Ride of a Lifetime

In his 2015 self-published memoir, I Hear My Angel Sing, Sean Suggs, president of Toyota Motor Manufacturing Mississippi (TMMM), describes his early childhood experiences,...

KSU: Learning in the Crucible of Motorsport

As the semester winds down before the holiday break, the clean, bright halls of Kennesaw State University’s Engineering Technology building are unusually quiet. Dr....

Industry Outlook: New USMCA still has a way to go before becoming official

Government negotiators have finished crafting the U.S.–Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) which replaces the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and now the parties that will...

Industry Outlook: Southern plants unlikely to follow GM plant closings

The venerable Chevrolet Impala debuted 60 years ago and has been one of the best-selling vehicles ever. Just days before it was to hit...

Faces: Trevin Dye of JETRO

Trevin Dye’s resume is extensive, to say the least. His diverse skillset includes being fluent in several languages and classically trained on the piano;...

In the Fast Lane

Jeff Lane was just 10 years old when he helped his dad take apart a dilapidated MG TF in their hometown of Romeo, Michigan,...

Faces: Dream Job

The Center for Advanced Vehicular Systems is a powerhouse in the area of research around moving the automotive industry and other industries forward.Based at...

Meeting the Need for Speed

If it didn’t take a zillion tests to make new vehicles road-worthy, a lot of crash dummies would be out of work – and...

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Industry Outlook: The EV charge

David L. Greene says his wife calls his car “hyperdrive, like from the Star Wars movie.”“Hyperdrive,” for non-Star Wars fans, allowed starships to travel...

Innovation: FIXD on giving drivers piece of mind

Car posters filled John Gattuso’s room growing up in Virginia, and at an early age he knew he wanted to be an engineer.  In...

Faces: Regional champion Don Stoegbauer

When Don Stoegbauer was called to the stage at the 2018 Southern Automotive Conference in Atlanta, he was caught off-guard.At the time, the leaders...

Vision: What do drivers want? Ask Johnell Brooks

People are funny about their cars. Give them $30,000 worth of engineering, fuel economy and safety features, and what do they go nuts about?The...

Best Practices: Alabama changing the game in workforce development

Jeff Lynn, vice chancellor of workforce and economic development, Alabama Community College System, speaks with an enthusiasm that’s contagious. He’s talking about the dynamic...