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REHAU in Alabama expands, creating 125 new jobs

REHAU celebrated its 25th year in Cullman, Alabama, with a $50 million expansion announcement Tuesday. The automotive supplier’s expansion was prompted by a contract win...

Upskilling Auto Workers

Volkswagen is preparing for building its all-electric ID.4 in Chattanooga by adding new courses on EV technology to its vocational training program. Founded in 2010,...

Kia in Georgia donates to STEM programs

Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia has donated $220,000 to SAE International’s A World in Motion program, which provides STEM engagement in Chambers County and Lanett,...

Robotics Park Retooled for the Future

The Alabama Robotics Technology Park, a key to new industry in the past decade, announced a new era in economic development with the unveiling...

Students Sign On for Mercedes-Benz Tech Co-op Program

Mercedes-Benz US International Inc. has teamed with Wallace State Community College, in Hanceville, Alabama, in a tech co-op program. The first students to be accepted...

Kudos: Accelerating interest in automotive

This year’s Southern Automotive Conference in Nashville, Tennessee included a unique component, courtesy of Aerotek, a recruiting and staffing service. On Sept. 27, Aerotek...

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...

Executive Q&A: Oklahoma’s Jennifer Springer connects with the SAC

Oklahoma is not an automotive hub, but the state hopes to put its best foot forward toward greater involvement with the sector, sending an...

Toyota pumps money into San Antonio truck factory

Toyota announced Sept. 17 that it will invest $391 million at its San Antonio, Texas truck assembly plant.  That will bring the automaker’s total...

Supplier Profile: A True Learner’s Permit

The dated image of the coffee-fetching, errand-running college intern has been changing for years, but at ZF Chassis Systems in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, that stereotype...

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Li-Cycle Holdings to build battery recycling facility in Alabama

Canada-based Li-Cycle Holdings Corp. is building a new battery recycling facility in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. The project is an investment of $18.7 million in land,...

Ford and Redwood Materials builds out domestic battery supply chain

Ford Motor Co. has teamed with Redwood Materials to build out battery recycling and a domestic battery supply chain for electric vehicles. The goal...

Solvay adds new thermoplastic composite capacity in U.S.

Solvay has completed its installation of its new thermoplastic composites manufacturing facility in Greenville, South Carolina. The installation will add a new line and...

Toyota reveals new Tundra, equipped with new twin-turbo V-6 engine

Toyota has revealed its all-new 2022 Tundra pickup, redesigned from the ground up. Improvements include new high-strength boxed, steel-ladder frame, aluminum-reinforced composite bed and fully...

Hyundai, OCI Solar and CPS Energy test new way to store energy

Hyundai Motor Group, OCI Solar Power and CPS Energy have entered into an agreement to test recycled electric vehicle batteries for solar energy storage. Hyundai...