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New Arrival from Sweden

A flock of wild turkeys scuttles along the service road next to the massive site where a Volvo plant is taking shape in South...

Andreas Heinzelman of Ingenics Talks Industry 4.0

Andreas Heinzelman   As general manager...

The Southern Automotive Conference: More than a Trade Show

The Southern Automotive Conference, set for Oct. 4 - 6 in Birmingham, Alabama, will be the state’s largest trade show. But...

Executive Q&A: Wil James

Wilbert W. “Wil” James has been president of Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky Inc. since 2010. The seventh executive in that position, James...

Supplier Park Master Builder

It’s not hard to imagine that a new automotive plant will bring a positive economic impact to the community where it locates. That’s even...

Tax Credits, Jobs & Grants

A life-size statue of a thoroughbred racehorse stands outside the Toyota Visitor Center in Georgetown, Kentucky — a gracious reminder of...

A New Addition

The driving force behind the automotive manufacturing sector — as it is with any car — is movement. It comes as no surprise, ...

Volkswagen Chattanooga Developing Workforce Ready Students

The word sounds a little futuristic: mechatronics. If so, that’s appropriate, because that word and what lies behind it offer a...

A Post Election Economic View

All the plates the Trump Administration has in the air right now have the nation’s automobile manufacturing industry a little jumpy. Like the...

Meeting the Challenges of Staffing in a Small Town

When EFI Automotive opened its first U.S. office in 1995, the company headquartered in Beynost, France, selected a Detroit, Michigan,...

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B.R.A.K.E.S. accelerates teen driver safety training

In an events center in Hampton, Georgia, on a dreary spring Saturday morning, dozens of teenagers stare at the floor while their parents make...

Faces: ZF Chassis plant manager Brad Newman finds his dream job

From the time he decided to follow in his father’s footsteps, Brad Newman believes he has been on a course plotted by a higher power...

Industry Outlook: US-Canada-Mexico trade agreement unlikely to be approved by Congress this year

The ratification of the United States-Mexico-Canada (USMCA) treaty, the new NAFTA, is a done deal in Mexico, well on its way in Canada, but in...

Expert View: Maximizing the Benefits of Self-Driving Vehicles

Editor’s note: There are lots of opinions and much speculation about what will happen with self-driving or autonomous vehicles -- when it will happen,...

Prepping the Workforce of the Future

On a windy day in late April, more than 200 people crowded into the new Automation and Robotics Training Center (ARTC) next to Motlow...