Press Room


May 2018


Auto supplier SMP expands US footprint at new Tuscaloosa plant

May 1 - alabamanewscenter.com

Alabama Climbs Ranks Due To Automotive And Manufacturing Investment
May 2 - chiefexecutive.net

Alabama engineering design firms rise in national list
May 3 - al.com

A $1.25 million project will expand Shelton State auto program
May 13 - tuscaloosanews.com

Huntsville native among Mazda Toyota team
May 25 - al.com

Hyundai to invest $388 million to prep Alabama plant for next-generation engines
May 29 - madeinalabama.com

Alabama's Year of the Auto: $3.3 billion, 5,400 jobs
May 30 - al.com


April 2018


Industry growth spurt drives opportunities for Alabama auto workers
April 2 - madeinalabama.com

How Alabama is becoming the auto capital of the South
April 3 - pri.org

Montgomery Hyundai plant will begin Santa Fe production in June
April 3 - al.com

$1.5M grant awarded to establish automotive training facility at Calhoun
April 11 - enewscourier.com

Hyundai Power Transformers USA to Expand Operations in Montgomery, Alabama
April 17 - montgomerychamber.com

Toyota teams with Alabama A&M to solve mobility issues
April 13 - al.com

Port of Mobile taps partners to develop $60M auto export facility
April 18 - madeinalabama.com

Autocar opens $120 million heavy-duty truck factory in Alabama
April 19 - madeinalabama.com

Alabama team returns home after productive talks in Japan
April 26 - madeinalabama.com


March 2018


Mazda, Toyota establish joint venture company for Huntsville plant
March 9 - al.com

Auto supplier MollerTech opens $46.3 million Alabama plant
March 13 - madeinalabama.com

AIDT to handle hiring & training for Mazda-Toyota in Huntsville
March 21 - whnt.com

Hyundai plant's future rides on new-look Santa Fe
March 28 - montgomeryadvertiser.com

Mazda-Toyota $1.6B auto plant to create new supplier pull toward north Alabama
March 30 - alabamanewscenter.com


February 2018


Video celebrates Mercedes-Benz U.S. International Inc.'s 20th anniversary

February 5 - youtube.com

Gov. Ivey signs bill as part of Toyota-Mazda incentives package
February 6 - waff.com

Alabama plant figures prominently in Mercedes-Benz global electric vehicle initiative
February 7 - alabamanewscenter.com

Toyota-Mazda Venture Offers Opportunities
February 15 - autonews.com

North Alabama Schools Preparing for Auto Growth
February 20 - usnews.com

Honda Alabama Names New President
February 23 - bizjournals.com

Mercedes Triples Down on Alabama Investment
February 2018 - businessalabama.com

Honda Rolls Out $85 Million Expansion and One of the Year's Best Family Cars
February 2018 - businessalabama.com

Toyota Churns Out Engines Built to Power Cars of Today and Tomorrow
February 2018 - businessalabama.com


January 2018


Hyundai releases 2017 production numbers
January 5 - al.com

Toyota Huntsville plant produced 700,000 engines last year
January 8 - al.com

Toyota-Mazda selects Alabama for $1.6 billion auto plant with 4,000 jobs
January 10 - madeinalabama.com

How did Huntsville land Toyota-Mazda plant? By failing in the past
January 11 - al.com

Toyota-Mazda plant caps Alabama auto sector's successful year
January 11 - madeinalabama.com

Toyota CEO on Alabama plant: 'The site itself was important'
January 18 - al.com


December 2017


Alabama auto executives say 'everything' about to change in industry
December 5 - al.com

BOCAR targets construction start for $115 million Alabama parts plant
December 6 - madeinalabama.com


November 2017


BOCAR to add more than 300 jobs in north Alabama
November 16 - al.com

SAS Automotive Systems to support Mercedes production in Alabama
November 29 - madeinalabama.com

Hyundai supplier will bring 130 jobs to Montgomery
November 30 - montgomeryadvertiser.com


October 2017

 
Toyota Alabama welcomes Madison City students to plant, inspire options after graduation
October 4 - whnt.com

Job training programs fuel growth of Alabama auto industry
October 5 - madeinalabama.com

How job training, technology could shape Alabama's auto players
October 10 - al.com

A look inside Mercedes-Benz's move into Bibb County
October 19 - al.com

Honda's Alabama plant illustrates importance of women in manufacturing
October 30 - enewscourier.com


September 2017


Magna adds high-pressure aluminum casting to Alabama plant
September 11 - todaysmotorvehicles.com

Autocar investing $120 million, creating nearly 750 jobs with Birmingham truck manufacturing plant
September 13 - alabamanewscenter.com

Impact of MBUSI stretches well beyond Tuscaloosa
September 17 - tuscaloosanews.com

Lance Self and ZeroRPM are bringing green technology to idling vehicles
September 20 - al.com

Mercedes to launch electric vehicle production in $1B Alabama project
September 21 - madeinalabama.com

Mercedes moves have potential to transform Bibb County
September 23 - al.com


August 2017


Mercedes-Benz plant expansion on track for 2018 production
August 9 - al.com

BASF completes site expansion for mobile emissions catalysts production in Huntsville, Alabama
August 24 - webwire.com


June 2017


Nemak Alabama gets Ford Motor Co. certification
June 19 - al.com

German company opens new office at Innovation Depot
June 19 - bizjournals.com

Hyundai's Power Play
June 2017 - businessalabama.com


May 2017


Massive Mercedes expansion on pace

May 14 - tuscaloosanews.com


April 2017

New Toyota president drives workforce in Alabama

April 9 - al.com

Honda to start production on new Odyssey minivan next week
April 20 - al.com

Honda Lincoln plant rolls our new 2018 Odyssey
April 25 - al.com

Toyota USA Foundation helps inspire young women to pursue STEM fields with $150,000 grant to Tech Trek Alabama
April 26 - uah.edu


March 2017


Study: Toyota engine plant supports 9,700 Alabama jobs
March 14 - madeinalabama.com

Hyundai marks 5 million Alabama-built engines - and counting
March 14 - madeinalabama.com

Honda Alabama expansion project launches with $85M first phase
March 28 - madeinalabama.com


February 2017


Navistar engine plant under new ownership in Huntsville
February 6 - al.com

MBUSI, Great Granddaddy of State's Auto Industry, Turns 20
February 6 - businessalabama.com

20 years ago, Alabama's auto industry started rolling with first M-Class
February 14 - madeinalabama.com

HISTORY: Alabama auto production races past 10 million mark
February 17 - madeinalabama.com

Mercedes-Benz suppliers will hire 2,400 workers in Tuscaloosa Co.
February 20 - abc3340.com

Toyota produces 5 million engines at Alabama manufacturing plant
February 24 - al.com

Auto supplier Grupo Antolin to open Alabama facility with 150 jobs
February 28 - madeinalabama.com

Toyota Economic Engine Full Bore
February 2017 - businessalabama.com

The Shape and Future of Auto Growth
February 2017 - businessalabama.com


January 2017

Alabama Hyundai plant continues production pace in 2016

January 2 - al.com

RECORD YEAR: Alabama auto production accelerates to all-time high in 2016
January 5 - madeinalabama.com

Toyota Motor Manufacturing Alabama sets production records in 2016
January 5 - waaytv.com

Alabama-made Honda Ridgeline is North American Truck of the Year
January 9 - al.com

Toyota Alabama production up 11 percent in 2016
January 10 - al.com

Hyundai ramps up Alabama and Georgia spending; talks new plant
January 17 - montgomeryadvertiser.com