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Hyundai Expects Volume Resurgence Amid Design Adjustments

Last spring, the five millionth engine produced at Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama (HMMA) in Montgomery rolled off the assembly line.

Toyota Churns Out Engines Built to Power Cars of Today and Tomorrow

Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Alabama produced 700,000 engines last year, and according to David Fernandes, president of the facility, the Huntsville plant will likely produce that many in 2018.

Honda Rolls Out $85 Million Expansion and One of the Year’s Best Family Cars

In March 2017, Honda Manufacturing of Alabama announced plans for a multi-phase project to expand its plant in Lincoln.

Mercedes Triples Down on Alabama Investment

What might have seemed like a gamble on a new region of the country has proved the wise investment it always was.

The Shape and Future of Auto Growth

Expansions lead the growth in Alabama’s automotive sector, and new technologies steer the future of design and worker training.

SUVs Stream Again

Last summer, managers and workers at Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama (HMMA) in Montgomery threw a homecoming celebration.  In recognition of HMMA reintroducing...

Virtuoso Performance in Lincoln

The minivan.  Popular media often portrays the purchase of this vehicle as a car buyer’s rite of passage, from freewheeling, young...

Massive Expansion for a New Generation

In 1997, the German luxury automaker Mercedes-Benz began assembling M-Class sport utility vehicles at its newly constructed facility on 1, 000 acres in...

Toyota Economic Engine Full Bore

If all goes as planned, this February the workers at Toyota Motor Manufacturing Alabama (TMMAL) in Huntsville will watch as their 5 millionth...

Custom Manufacturing by Listening

Mark McClanahan looked at the growing automotive industry in Alabama and saw a window of opportunity. And a door. And a hood. A...

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Flashback: Crazy Rich Asians

In September 2009, the third richest man on the Forbes 2001 rich list, Yung Yeung, showed up at a press conference in Montgomery with...

Spotlight on Cullman County

Lying about halfway between Birmingham and Huntsville along Interstate 65, Cullman County has long been recognized for great schools and beautiful lakefront scenery, but...

Making a Living in Crenshaw County

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Opelika Ponders, Plumbs, Presents Itself

Residents of Opelika eagerly dove into a citywide charrette called DesignPlace. One result morphed from sticky notes, through local history, into a logo with locomotion.

Meet the New Inductees to the Alabama Business Hall of Fame

Since 1973, the Alabama Business Hall of Fame has honored business professionals who have brought lasting acclaim or recognition to the state. This year, seven Alabama business professionals will be recognized as the latest members of the Alabama Business Hall of Fame at a celebration Nov. 15 in Birmingham.