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Steering Automotive In South Carolina To Strong Future

Amy Tinsley’s cooperative approach brings together needs of multiple industries for the good of the state.

Head Of KAIA Makes Kentucky’s Dominance Known On National Scene

Dave Tatman left manufacturing to ensure the bluegrass state doesn’t take a back seat in the auto industry.

Strength in Numbers

Five industry leaders discuss the new Southern Automotive Manufacturers Alliance.

Faces: Behind the Wheel

When competitors in a certain high-profile sport hear they’re up against “the Williams sisters” they usually know they need to bring their A game....

Frank Chestnut: Listening, Training, Leading

Crossing the state for the commerce department and spreading the word about apprenticeships

Born to Innovate

As the former director of production at the Volkswagen plant in South Africa, Antonio Pinto was often faced with the challenge of communicating...

Intellectual Horsepower

Leroy Hurt and University of Alabama officials work to rev up the state’s auto industry.

Super Duty – Silas Birch

With 50 years on the job, Ford’s longest working Kentucky employee has a lifetime of rewarding experience in and out of the plant.

Leadership, Management & Training

Davis Woodruff is a key player in two state auto associations.

Faces of the Industry: Jean Marie Thrower

She travels the world uniting OEMs and suppliers

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Talking Tariffs

Auto industry observers say NAFTA re-do and tariff issues signal higher vehicle prices

Clemson Goes Deep

At CU-ICAR, grad students build a car from scratch in the Deep Orange program – and forge relationships with industry partners

VW Stumbles From Dieselgate To Hail Cannon Controversy

Hail cannons are the latest high tech offerings for automotive plants wary of having their brand new, sparkling products being damaged by sudden meteorological disturbances.

Sienna Falls Short In Three-Way Minivan Safety Check

An August evaluation of three popular family minivans gave Top Safety Pick designations to the 2018 versions of the Chrysler Pacifica and Honda Odyssey, while finding the Toyota Sienna just short of that rating.

Direct Impact

Taking on various roles, Mississippi-based Hopkins Advantage helps clients across the automotive industry focus on productivity