Alabama Automobile Manufacturers Association (AAMA)

REHAU: 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 add at least...

Manufacturing Alabama – 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 of...

AAMA: 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 at...

CAR study – South Competes with Mexico in Automobiles

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

Automotive Manufacturing – 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 few...

Where They Are Now: Upstarts Grown Up

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

Billy Norrell’s Unique Career Path to Become CEO of AGC

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

Remembering Henry Hagood: CEO of the Alabama AGC

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

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 industry already...

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, has just returned...

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