Top Headlines: Hyundai adds plant in Montgomery, Ivey signs abortion ban

Hyundai adds $388 million plant in Montgomery
Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama celebrated the opening of a $388 million cylinder manufacturing plant Wednesday — the third element of a massive, auto plant that employs about 3,000 people. — Alabama Department of Commerce

Ivey signs abortion ban
Gov. Kay Ivey Wednesday signed an abortion ban approved by the state legislature earlier this week, but cautioned that at least for the short term, this bill may be “unenforceable” because it conflicts with federal law. — Governor’s Office

Dynetics team wins $130 million contract for work on laser weapon system
Huntsville-based Dynetics — teamed with Lockheed Martin, Rolls-Royce and MZA — has been selected for a $130 million contract to build and test a new laser weapon system for the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command. — Dynetics

UA wins $1.4 million donation from Alabama Power Foundation
The Alabama Power Foundation has donated $1.4 million to the university of Alabama to support business innovation, entrepreneurship and small business growth. — University of Alabama

Younger truckers set to hit the road
The Alabama Legislature has passed a bill lowering the age for commercial truck driver licenses from 21 to 18 — a move commended by trucking firms, which face driver shortages. — Business Council of Alabama

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