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Peak Year in Lincoln

It will happen. The big reveal. On Sunday, Feb. 7. The Japan-based Honda Motor Co. says that on that day, in a...

Toyota Maxes Engine Output

With speed and precision, the workers at Toyota Motor Manufacturing Alabama (TMMAL) in Huntsville assemble engines for several of the brand’s cars and...

New Elantra Maintains Hyundai Momentum

In 2015, a decade after workers at Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama (HMMA) in Montgomery assembled their first vehicle, they celebrated the completion...

Big Mover on the Rivers

For 75 years, the boats and barges of Parker Towing Co. have plied the rivers of Middle America, much of the time...

Commercial Jet Restores Wiregrass Aircraft Industry

The Wiregrass reversed one of its biggest job setbacks almost overnight, with an aircraft enterprise that’s bigger and better than the one that flew away.

Spaceship Landing Zone

For decades, space vehicles have been designed and built in Alabama, but launched and landed elsewhere, usually in Florida or California....

Lynchpin I-22 Nears Completion

More than a year ago, the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) announced the final few miles of future Interstate 22’s connection to Birmingham...

City Bus Maker is a Retooled Continental Jewel

The New Flyer Industries plant in Anniston is one of the larger manufacturers in Alabama that most people in the state probably have never...

Port as State Economic Plan

The $600 million Airbus final assembly line in Mobile will move its first fuselage units through the Alabama State Port in the spring of...

Returning U.S. to Deep Space

Huntsville-born Virginia Barnes is head of the team that is building the world’s largest rocket, one expected to launch astronauts to Mars in...

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Market Volatility: Weighing the Wide Swings

Why what happened in 2018 is not out of the ordinary. Why not to overreact.

Spotlight on Montgomery County

Montgomery County, in central Alabama, is part of the state’s River Region and is home to the state’s capital city, Montgomery.

Airbus Breaks Ground on New Assembly Line in Mobile

When the new Airbus A220 line gears up, Mobile will be the fourth largest producer of commercial aircraft in the world.

Birmingham Scrutinizes its Workforce

Birmingham put the numbers to its job market and found a lot of work to be done. For one, its IT segment grew 77 percent in five years, creating a job gap that will grow over the next decade.

Winning the Plant, Finding the Workforce

Alabama auto industry ramps up workforce development efforts in advance of the new Mazda Toyota plant.