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Expansions Continue to Roll

Alabama’s auto sector won the grand prize in 2018, a $1.6 billion greenfield plant that led a year of industry expansion announcements.

Hyundai Sees Opportunity in Collapse of U.S. Sedan Giants

Americans are enamored with the SUV these days. The sedan? Well, it seems U.S. drivers are just not into them the way they use...

New Model, New Record at Honda

Officials at the 4.6 million-square-foot Honda Manufacturing of Alabama plant are looking forward to a successful year after hitting production milestones in 2018.

New Automotive Supplier Makes Big Statement in Tuscaloosa

Located in Tuscaloosa County and spanning 700,000 square feet, the facility is owned by Samvardhana Motherson Peguform, an Indian company with operations in 41 countries. The new outfit is called SMP Automotive Systems Alabama.

Mercedes-Benz Expansions Continue with New Bibb County Facility

Mercedes-Benz U.S. International (MBUSI), based in Vance, continues to expand its Alabama operation, which manufactures GLS, GLE, GLE Coupe models for distribution worldwide and the C-Class for the North American market.

Toyota Surpasses 6 Million Engines and Builds a New Platform

In August 2018, Toyota Motor Manufacturing Alabama (TMMAL) celebrated the production of its six millionth engine. By the end of 2018, the plant’s annual production was approximately 630,000 engines, roughly 2,600 engines per day.

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.

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