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Flashback: Crazy Rich Asians

In September 2009, the third richest man on the Forbes 2001 rich list, Yung Yeung, showed up at a press conference in Montgomery with...

Mercedes Rolls New GLE, Breaks Battery Ground

Top executives of Mercedes-Benz visited Tuscaloosa in October to witness new milestones.

From Baseball to Auto Entrepreneur

Chris Donohoo has twice ranked among the fastest growing companies in UAB’s Excellence in Business program.

China’s Import Duty Cuts Benefit Alabama’s Automakers

Production line at Mercedes-Benz U.S. International plant in Tuscaloosa.   China’s Finance Ministry announced in late May it would cut its...

Hyundai Guns Engines with $388M Infusion

Engine assembly at Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama will soon stretch out with a $388 million expansion.

State of the Auto Industry, 2018

As sensational as the announcement 25 years ago when Mercedes-Benz launched Alabama into automotive manufacturing was the announcement January 10 that Toyota and Mazda...

Signature Victory: Alabama Wins $1.6B Toyota-Mazda Plant

The plant should begin operations by 2021 and have an estimated annual production capacity of approximately 300,000 units.

Race to Win Toyota-Mazda Plant Down to the Wire

Alabama and Mississippi are both considered strong contenders.

Toyota Trumpets $106M Expansion in Huntsville

Huntsville’s Toyota engine plant will undergo a comprehensive $106 million upgrade to enable it to build engines that complement Toyota’s New Global Architecture.

Alabama Hosts Southern Automotive Conference Full House

Last month’s Southern Automotive Conference in Birmingham drew 1,200 attendees to hear from the industry’s leaders about how the challenges of electrification, ever-longer supply chains and changing consumer demand will be met.

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Flashback: Crazy Rich Asians

In September 2009, the third richest man on the Forbes 2001 rich list, Yung Yeung, showed up at a press conference in Montgomery with...

Spotlight on Cullman County

Lying about halfway between Birmingham and Huntsville along Interstate 65, Cullman County has long been recognized for great schools and beautiful lakefront scenery, but...

Making a Living in Crenshaw County

A photographer’s account of business life in three rural Alabama counties: Part 1, Crenshaw County.

Opelika Ponders, Plumbs, Presents Itself

Residents of Opelika eagerly dove into a citywide charrette called DesignPlace. One result morphed from sticky notes, through local history, into a logo with locomotion.

Meet the New Inductees to the Alabama Business Hall of Fame

Since 1973, the Alabama Business Hall of Fame has honored business professionals who have brought lasting acclaim or recognition to the state. This year, seven Alabama business professionals will be recognized as the latest members of the Alabama Business Hall of Fame at a celebration Nov. 15 in Birmingham.