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Workforce Development: SAAVing Manufacturing

A little-known organization is quietly, and virtually, incubating in a cozy college town in South Alabama and quickly gaining momentum in bringing solutions to...

Ilker Subasi: Mentoring, coaching and training

Curious and always questioning “why” -- “That’s my generation: Generation Y,” Ilker Subasi jokes.Subasi was working in the Volkswagen press shop in Hanover, Germany,...

Automotive Advanced Technology Summit

Auto manufacturing technology is speeding ahead so quickly that it risks leaving some in the industry lagging behind, according to speakers at the Automotive...

Best Practices: Alabama changing the game in workforce development

Jeff Lynn, vice chancellor of workforce and economic development, Alabama Community College System, speaks with an enthusiasm that’s contagious. He’s talking about the dynamic...

Kudos: Hands on and real world

As a mother and a businesswoman, Terri Seese took a good look at education, and saw a gap. A few years later, she’s working...

Workforce and Education: states, schools and industry collaborate to build automotive careers

To meet the need for skilled workers original equipment manufacturers and parts manufacturers turn to universities, community colleges and technical schools to provide hands-on...

Spotlight: Building a ready workforce

Southern states offer some of the top workforce development programs in the country. Many of the programs provide workers for the automakers and parts...

Executive Q&A: Kia’s Stuart Countess on responsibility and the future

Hot on the heels of the announcement that Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia would be the home for the South Korean automaker’s big new SUV,...

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....

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Toyota SUV to emerge from the Mazda Toyota joint venture plant

Toyota announced today that plans for the upcoming Mazda Toyota plant being built in Huntsville, Alabama will include a new, as yet unnamed Toyota...

Mitsubishi heads South later this year

The automotive sector in the South is expected to grow by one OEM by the end of the year when Mitsubishi Motors North America...

Built by Design: Bristol Group offers concrete solutions

Kentucky, known for thoroughbred horse racing, bourbon and college basketball, has another seriously strong asset - the auto industry. Leading sellers Camry and F-Series...

Chasing Excellence

In the competitive world of the automotive industry, the team at WKW (Walter Klein Wuppertal) Erbsloeh doesn’t bat an eye at their rivals. The...

Persistence leads to success at Morrison Industries

Growing up, Morrison Industries’ CEO Jacob Wilson spent most summer days and school-year Saturdays working with his father, Ron Wilson, who bought a family-owned...