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Kudos: Hands on and real world

As a mother and a businesswoman, Terri Seese took a good look at education, and saw a gap. A few years later, she’s working...

Workforce and Education: states, schools and industry collaborate to build automotive careers

To meet the need for skilled workers original equipment manufacturers and parts manufacturers turn to universities, community colleges and technical schools to provide hands-on...

Spotlight: Building a ready workforce

Southern states offer some of the top workforce development programs in the country. Many of the programs provide workers for the automakers and parts...

Executive Q&A: Kia’s Stuart Countess on responsibility and the future

Hot on the heels of the announcement that Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia would be the home for the South Korean automaker’s big new SUV,...

SAC2018 Recap: International interest shows a world of possibilities

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

The first delegation from the United Kingdom arrives at SAC 2018

The United Kingdom was represented by a 20-member delegation at the 11th annual Southern Automotive Conference, marking the first time the nation officially participated...

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....

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Hyundai in Alabama Adds Santa Cruz Assembly, 200 Jobs

Hyundai Motor Manufacturing of Alabama announced yesterday that it will add a new vehicle to the production lineup at its Montgomery factory, part of...

Volkswagen Expands Electric Vehicle Production in U.S.

Volkswagen of America broke ground on the construction of its electric vehicle production facility in Chattanooga, Tennessee on November 13. The company plans to...

Academic research paves a safer road

There is a test track at Barber Vintage Motorsports and Museum in Birmingham Alabama, set apart from the public areas of the sprawling complex. At...

Construction Begins on Wake Tech’s Hendrick Center for Automotive Excellence

Construction begins this month on Wake Technical Community College’s new automotive training facility in North Carolina. The Hendrick Center for Automotive Excellence is named...

Riders Want to Share Control of Self-Driving Vehicles

A recent survey conducted by SAE International found that while public enthusiasm is increasing for self-driving cars, most of the participants want to share...