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Henry Hagood Remembered

Henry Hagood Remembered

Over a career of almost 45 years, Hagood used his honesty and financial acumen to grow Alabama’s AGC

June 2014
Mercedes Gears Up for C-Class

Mercedes Gears Up for C-Class

Landing luxury sedan production in the Vance plant is a milestone for Mercedes and Alabama.

February 2014
Triple Shift into Record Production

Triple Shift into Record Production

The three-shift production schedule at Hyundai’s Alabama plant is winning the race to meet expanding demand — beating output records year after year.

February 2014
Engine Plant Climbs Toyota Mountain

Engine Plant Climbs Toyota Mountain

Beginning in 2003 with 350 people, Toyota’s Huntsville plant — at $850 million total investment and 1,150-employees — is now poised to become the largest Toyota engine plant in the world.

February 2014
Alabama Honda Mints a Lux SUV

Alabama Honda Mints a Lux SUV

Luxury level technology and design make the 2014 Honda MDX that started rolling off the line last year in Lincoln a milestone in Alabama auto manufacturing.

February 2014
The Greater Auto Sector

The Greater Auto Sector

The Alabama-based plants that supply Alabama’s big five assembly and engine manufacturers number in the hundreds, with thousands upon thousands of employees.

February 2014
America's Corner Market

America's Corner Market

P&CMA is an alliance of family-owned retailers and gasoline wholesalers, fighting to remain the still-thriving descendants of America’s corner market.

March 2013
Oil to Move Industry

Oil to Move Industry

A handful of longtime Alabama wholesalers also have grown up with the community of Alabama convenience stores.

March 2013

Critical Retail Savvy

Fixed gas margins and spiraling credit card fees are the rock and a hard place for convenience store owners, making the retail end of the store all the more crucial.

March 2013
Pipelines to Your Pumps

Pipelines to Your Pumps

A little noticed infrastructure of pipelines and tank farms delivers 936 million gallons of gas a year to pumps throughout Alabama.

March 2013