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Manufacture Training Benchmark in Huntsville

The factory of Toyota Motor Manufacturing Alabama was the setting last week for a spotlight on a highly successful earn-and-learn apprenticeship program Toyota developed...

Hyundai to Invest Additional $292M in Montgomery Complex

Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama will spend an additional $292 million for new machinery and equipment to improve production of the redesigned Hyundai Elantra and Santa Fe vehicles.

Feds Raid UAW President’s Detroit Home, Seize Cash and Records

The United Auto Workers union has tried for years, without much success, to break into the South’s burgeoning post-Detroit automaking sphere. It was turned...

Japan-based Supplier Vuteq Setting up Shop in Alabama

Japan-based automotive supplier Vuteq, which has manufacturing plants in Indiana, Texas and Mississippi, announced Aug. 21 that it would build a $60 million facility to serve Mazda Toyota Manufacturing USA in Huntsville.

Hyundai Expands Rear-Seat Occupant Alert System

Hyundai Motor America has announced plans to expand use of its safety system that reminds drivers when someone is in the back seat — a system designed to prevent harm to children accidentally left in hot cars.

Autocar Launches Severe-duty Trash Hauler

Autocar recently announced it would start building the DC-64R, a new severe-duty truck designed specifically for refuse applications, starting later this summer.

Auto Supplier Firms Share Honors

The Alabama Automotive Manufacturers Association has named two Alabama companies as encore winners of the 2019 Supplier of the Year awards and a third...

‘Sensual Sportiness’ Drives Sonata’s 2020 Look

The stakes are high, given this is Hyundai’s longest-standing and most successful model.

Auto Tech Summit Spotlights Crossroads Dilemma

Auto manufacturing technology is speeding ahead so quickly that it risks leaving many in the industry behind.

New Technology Hacks Distracted Driving

We have come to expect outward-facing cameras in vehicles, but now they’ll look inward to spot one of the most frequent sources of vehicular danger, that being the driver.

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