Tuscaloosa, AL Cars

Are Mechanics in Tuscaloosa, Alabama Crooked?

I dated a woman whose sister was a mechanic. She gave me some valuable advice: “Most mechanics are dishonest, so don’t take your car to any mechanic until you check with me first. The honest mechanics – we all know each other.” This was great advice. You see, auto repair...
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Canadian Battery Recycling Firm to Build Plant in Alabama

VANCE, Ala. (AP) — A Canadian company that recycles lithium-ion batteries is building a plant in west Alabama near the factory where Mercedes will build electric vehicles, officials said. Li-Cycle announced the move recently, WBRC-TV reported. Demand for recycling lithium-ion batteries is higher than expectations, one of the company's co-founders...
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Alabama NewsCenter — Canada’s Li-Cycle Plans EV Battery Recycling Facility in Alabama

Canada-based Li-Cycle Holdings Corp., the leading lithium-ion battery recycler in North America, plans to build a recycling facility near the Mercedes-Benz assembly plant in Tuscaloosa County, providing new capabilities within Alabama’s auto industry. The Tuscaloosa location will become Li-Cycle’s fourth lithium-ion battery recycling facility in North America. The Alabama Spoke...
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Tuscaloosa News

Electric vehicle battery recycler announces new plant for Tuscaloosa County

A Canada-based battery recycler has announced plans to build a new recycling facility near Mercedes-Benz U.S. International in Tuscaloosa. Li-Cycle Holdings Corp. said its fourth North American lithium-ion battery recycling facility, or Spoke, in North America is expected to begin operations by mid-2022 and create more than 30 initial jobs.
Industry Week

2021 IW Best Plants Winner: Brose Tuscaloosa's Drive for Innovation

When I first entered the Brose Tuscaloosa Inc. plant—tucked in the shadow of a massive Mercedes-Benz facility in Vance, Alabama— I sincerely believed I was going to find a technology story. This wouldn’t have been too far off, really. Over the past few years, this automotive seat, door and cooling...

The Best Self-Service Car Wash In Tuscaloosa, Alabama Is…??

If there's one thing I've learned about people in Alabama, it's that they love their cars. Not just their cars, but car washes. I remember driving down Skyland with my wife and noticing everyone hanging out at this one place. There were at least 7 cars there just hanging out. That place was the gas station. The worst part about all of this is that it was at a self-service car wash. I'd see people there day at night, weekends and during the week. It turns out, this place was a self-service car wash.

Marking 25 years in Alabama, REHAU plans $50 million growth project in Cullman

REHAU supplies components to the current Mercedes-Benz GLE and GLS models of SUVs with conventional and plug-in hybrid drives made at the automaker’s sprawling manufacturing facility in Tuscaloosa County. As the first major Mercedes passenger car production facility outside Germany, the Tuscaloosa plant is regarded as the nucleus of the...