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Alabama Invests VW Settlement Money in Charging Stations

The State of Alabama has partnered with the Alabama Clean Fuels Coalition to create more electric car charging stations around the state. Gov. Kay Ivey...

Hyundai Hope Helps Kids Fight Cancer

Hyundai Hope On Wheels, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit supported by Hyundai Motor America and its U.S. dealers, announced $11 million in new grants in continuance...

Auburn Ramps Up Autonomous Vehicle Testing with New Facility

Installing sensors or running data analysis on vehicles under the blazing sun in the South can be taxing, as the students and researchers at...

Mercedes Closing Sedan Production in Alabama

A major line of the Mercedes plant in Tuscaloosa will be shutting down soon — the line that employs some 1,000 workers in the...

Musk Net Worth $70.5 billion as Tesla Stock Quadruples

With Tesla Inc.’s stock on a steep 2020 rise, Elon Musk is nearing a performance threshold that will allow him to collect $2.4 billion...

Huntsville Toyota Plant Fires Up New Engines

The Toyota engine plant in Huntsville this month began production of its new line of redesigned four-cylinder engines. The production line is part of...

Constellium Ranked Tops Among Automotive Suppliers

Constellium, a full-service supplier of rolled and extruded aluminum solutions for the automotive market, has been included in Automotive News’ annual listing of top...

Mercedes Adopts Autonomous Driving Tech

All future Mercedes vehicles will be equipped with Nvidia Corp.’s autonomous driving software, starting with the 2024 models. Nvidia’s Drive software and chips will give...

Flattening the Highway Fatality Curve

Highway fatalities have gone down for the past several years. Many of the innovations accounting for this trend are largely the work of Dean Sicking, a University of Alabama at Birmingham professor in the School of Engineering.

Toyota Achieves $13 Billion Investment Goal a Year Early

On June 30 Toyota announced it will reach its January 2017 pledge to invest $13 billion over a five-year period one year earlier than...

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