Alabama Automobile Manufacturers Association (AAMA)

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...

Henry Hagood Remembered

Alex Whaley Sr., CEO of Whaley Construction Co. in Troy, still remembers the day in 1998 when an electrician at his...

Mercedes Gears Up for C-Class

When Jason Hoff became president and CEO of the Mercedes-Benz U.S. International Inc. plant in Vance in July 2013, the nation’s auto...

Triple Shift into Record Production

It is 3 p.m. at Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama (HMMA) in Montgomery and Ashley Frye, vice president of the production division, ...

Engine Plant Climbs Toyota Mountain

Toyota Motor Manufacturing Alabama in Huntsville is on course to become the largest Toyota engine plant in the world, aiming to produce...

The Greater Auto Sector

They make car seats, car doors, braking systems, headlights, gaskets and more.  If it’s a component of a modern...

Alabama Honda Mints a Lux SUV

Last December in tiny Lincoln, just off the Interstate 20 corridor in Talladega County, Honda workers celebrated the 3 millionth vehicle...

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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.