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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

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,...

Running a Global Business Tracking the Supply Chain with High Technology

Data Interchange provides technology for electronic data interchange (EDI) between any site and any other site, including from original equipment manufacturing...

Put Me In, Coach

For Rick Youngblood, coaching his youngest son’s baseball team is a lot like managing the...

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Mississippi innovation center taking driverless vehicles off-road

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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....