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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...

Pepping Takes T.J. Snow from Appliances to Automotive

The old choo choo Glenn Miller made famous in 1941 now sits a stone’s throw away from one of the most dramatic stretches of...

AL Hodge Helped Win “Automotive Valley” Moniker for Rome, Georgia

It’s an area known for heavy involvement in the automotive world — home to everything from a robotics-equipped tire manufacturer to creating ATVs made...

Grad Finds Satisfying Career Through Alabama's CARCAM Program

Five years ago, Stephanie Luster, 31, says she mapped out her career path. She applied for the nursing program at Central...

The Man Behind Ergoman

Bernard Berry looks like a super hero. If you were to picture what a super-human crime fighter might look like, Berry’s 6-foot-7, ...

Life in the Fast Lane

Wendell Strode admits that his knowledge of cars is about as basic as it gets. “If I turn the key and the car starts,...

A GM Man in BMW Land

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Problem Solver Extraordinaire

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Growing Up with Nissan

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Mississippi innovation center taking driverless vehicles off-road

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