Automotive

Four suppliers honored by Alabama automotive association

Alabama Automotive Manufacturers Association recognized these firms for their contributions to the industry.

Autocar continues to innovate in Alabama

Autocar has been manufacturing vocational trucks for 125 years, adapting to the market as it changed — most recently adding EV components.

Leadership change at MTM in Madison

Mitsunobu Mukaida taking helm from MTM Founding President Masashi Aihara.

Toyota marks record for engine production

The plant assembles four-cylinder, V-6 and V-8 engines and is the only plant in North America to build the Twin Turbo V-6 engine.

Hyundai produces luxury-model Genesis in Montgomery

A $590 million investment has the Hyundai plant driving into the electrified market.

Alabama’s auto industry keeps rolling, although potholes might be forming

Alabama has become one of the top five automotive production states in the U.S., drawing the eyes of OEMs, auto suppliers and the United Auto Workers union.

New Toyota engine rolls off the line

Toyota Alabama starts production of i-FORCE 2.4-liter turbo engine for the all-new Tacoma.

Hyundai in Montgomery announces two promotions

Chris Susock is the new CEO and Sungil Kim is named head of purchasing at HMMA.

Autocar Truck Plant in Birmingham will produce zero-emission trucks using GM fuel cells

Birmingham’s Autocar Truck Plant will begin producing zero-tailpipe-emission trucks in partnership with General Motors beginning in 2026

Hyundai announces wage increase

The wage strategy begins in January, and will result in U.S. production team members’ hourly wages increasing by 25% by 2028.

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