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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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Market Volatility: Weighing the Wide Swings

Why what happened in 2018 is not out of the ordinary. Why not to overreact.

Spotlight on Montgomery County

Montgomery County, in central Alabama, is part of the state’s River Region and is home to the state’s capital city, Montgomery.

Airbus Breaks Ground on New Assembly Line in Mobile

When the new Airbus A220 line gears up, Mobile will be the fourth largest producer of commercial aircraft in the world.

Birmingham Scrutinizes its Workforce

Birmingham put the numbers to its job market and found a lot of work to be done. For one, its IT segment grew 77 percent in five years, creating a job gap that will grow over the next decade.

Winning the Plant, Finding the Workforce

Alabama auto industry ramps up workforce development efforts in advance of the new Mazda Toyota plant.