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Toyota Churns Out Engines Built to Power Cars of Today and Tomorrow

Toyota Churns Out Engines Built to Power Cars of Today and Tomorrow

New Plane, New Jobs Planned for Mobile

New Plane, New Jobs Planned for Mobile

Honda Rolls Out $85 Million Expansion and One of the Year’s Best Family Cars

Honda Rolls Out $85 Million Expansion and One of the Year’s Best Family Cars

Mercedes Triples Down on Alabama Investment

Mercedes Triples Down on Alabama Investment

Prepped for Radical Change

Prepped for Radical Change

Dr. Grace Terrell’s record redesigning health care models landed her in a position to use human genomics to radically transform health care.

Right Place, Right Time for Gamma-rays

Right Place, Right Time for Gamma-rays

University of Alabama in Huntsville researchers recently took part in a gravitational-wave discovery that produced light detected by observatories in space and on Earth.

Zero-emission City Bus

Zero-emission City Bus

New Flyer America recently completed its first full build of a zero-emission, heavy-duty transit bus powered completely by batteries.

The R&D Multiplier

The R&D Multiplier

More manufacturers are adding research and development centers to their Alabama plants, increasing the long-term value of their Alabama assets and the paychecks of those who work for them.

Career Notes, February 2018

Career Notes, February 2018

Who's moving up?

Adding Brains to the Wellhead

Adding Brains to the Wellhead

SPOC Automation added a brain to oil and gas pumps. Its market spread from Trussville across the U.S. and into Canada.

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NEWS AROUND ALABAMA

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

With new car plant, infrastructure back in the news

The coming of the Toyota-Mazda plant to Huntsville's patch in Limestone County has reignited the push for a bridge over Alabama 20. The Decatur Daily is reporting that Decatur officials are talking again about a bridge -- a project that stalled in litigation over a proposed Bass Pro Shops. Toyota-Mazda's plant, projected to open in 2021, is only four miles from the site of the former Bass Pro site, as well as Polaris and Bocar. – AL.com

Austal wins $15M Navy contract for frigate design

Five shipbuilders have each been awarded $15 million Navy contracts to provide conceptual designs for the next generation guided missile frigate (FFG (X)) that will follow the Literal Combat Ship (LCS). The contenders are Austal USA LLC, Mobile, AL; Huntington Ingalls Inc., Pascagoula, MS; Lockheed Martin Inc., Baltimore, MD; Fincantieri Marinette Marine, Marinette, WI, and General Dynamics Bath Iron Works, Bath, ME. – Marine Log​

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