Alabama Automobile Manufacturers Association (AAMA)

New Elantra Maintains Hyundai Momentum

In 2015, a decade after workers at Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama (HMMA) in Montgomery assembled their first vehicle, they celebrated the completion...

Alabama Automotive Manufacturers Association

Click here to download and view the Alabama Automotive Manufacturers Association section featured in February 2015.

Hottest Vehicles Made in Alabama

As buying power increases, drivers are more willing to invest in new vehicles. The rising tide lifts all ships, and each of...

Not Your Dad’s Old Bumper or Paint Job

Business has never been better at the REHAU automotive plant in Cullman. Sales will set a record in 2015, the facility will...

Breathtaking Turnaround

When the economic downturn struck Alabama, the state’s prominent automotive manufacturers faced industry-wide challenges as demand declined. Now that the economy shows signs...

The Next Production Line — R&D

If the South is to continue developing as an automotive corridor, it must create strong collaborative research centers that will spur continuing innovation...

South Competes with Mexico

The Southern Automotive Research Alliance (SARA), including Alabama and five other Southern states, recently funded research to determine strategies for boosting the...

Keys to Keeping the Automotive Lead

Automotive manufacturing is alive and well in Alabama and surrounding Southeastern states, but the phenomenal growth the region has seen in the past...

Upstarts Grown Up

Typically, “Where Are They Now?” stories spotlight popular child stars — “The Brady Bunch” brood, the kid from “Doogie Howser, M.D.”...

Billy Norrell Takes Helm of AGC

Before becoming CEO of the Associated General Contractors (AGC) Alabama chapter, Billy Norrell says his career path took several unexpected turns and...

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