Alabama Automobile Manufacturers Association (AAMA)

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...

America's Corner Market

Members of the Petroleum & Convenience Marketers of Alabama (P&CMA) operate in every part of the state, and economic activity here would...

Oil to Move Industry

Like many of the other Petroleum & Convenience Marketers of Alabama members, Clanton-based W.H. Thomas Oil Co. is a relatively small, ...

Critical Retail Savvy

For David Collins, there is no doubt about it. “No product on earth generates more competition than a gallon of gasoline, ”...

Pipelines to Your Pumps

The dozen or so fuel tanks resemble a patch of giant steel mushrooms along one of the busiest stretches of Interstate 65 in...

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Flashback: Peak Oil

Figure it was an early Christmas present for folks who still fret over America’s energy security. On November 28, 2018, the U.S. Department of the...

Movers & Shakers in Coffee, Dale & Geneva Counties

Mike Baergen Baergen is general manager of the Ozark Assembly Operations for Bell Flight, working to increase production while maintaining safety and quality standards. Baergen,...

City Trees Are These Artisans’ Niche

Leigh and Cliff Spencer’s Alabama Sawyer makes its niche in the recycled timber of Alabama’s “urban forest.”

Alabama Builders Advance New Technologies

Technology is now making a difference on the ground in Alabama construction — whereas, the data once just flowed to HQ.

Transforming Old Wood into New Business

Peerless wide-plank floors and panels made from reclaimed wood is the specialty of Birmingham-based Riverbottom Pine.