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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...

Soldier of Industry

Augustus Leon Collins had not considered a military career when joining the Mississippi National Guard on...

Erik Fields’ Journey South Leads to Early Career Successes

For Erik Fields, the internal combustion engine and everything else beneath the hood or chassis of a vehicle have been a source of...

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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...