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Dawn Kent

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Birmingham, AL, United States

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Past articles by Dawn:

Alabama-made vehicles exported to 99 countries last year

The state's auto exports climbed 2.8 percent last year. → Read More

Hyundai to expand its Alabama plant? Report renews speculation

Hyundai produces the Sonata sedan and Elantra compact at its Montgomery factory. → Read More

Bass Pro Shops to hold job fair to hire seasonal workers at its Leeds store

The store will open its magical winter wonderland on Nov. 15. → Read More

Birmingham firm completes construction of College Football Hall of Fame ahead of schedule

The $68.5 million, three-story attraction opened to the public last weekend. → Read More

GE Aviation plans $50 million 3-D printing facility in Auburn to make jet engine parts

Plans for the high-volume, additive manufacturing project were announced this morning by Gov. Robert Bentley and GE Aviation officials at the Farnborough International Air Show near London. → Read More

Pro-union employees at Alabama's Mercedes-Benz plant ask United Auto Workers union to halt campaign

The workers say the current effort has gone on too long without success. → Read More

Auburn's engineering school aims to establish auto manufacturing research center

The school is working with the University of Alabama in Huntsville and Tennessee Tech University on the proposal. → Read More

What's your biggest driving embarrassment? Most people said this

Insurance.com surveyed 2,000 drivers on their top driving embarrassments. → Read More

What's your biggest driving embarrassment? Most people said this

Insurance.com surveyed 2,000 drivers on their top driving embarrassments. → Read More

O'Neal Manufacturing Services to invest $5 million, add up to 25 jobs in Birmingham

The Birmingham-based metals company is expanding a partnership with heavy equipment manufacturer Caterpillar Inc. → Read More

Moms and their wheels: The top 10 coolest rides and a defense of the minivan. Take our poll.

In honor of Mother's Day, AL.com is turning the spotlight on moms -- and their driving habits. → Read More

Mercedes considering line of car-like SUVs modeled after new one slated for Alabama production

The new 'on road' line would be separate from traditional SUVs with off-road capabilities, Automotive News says. → Read More

Luxury automakers top recent safety recalls; others issued by General Motors and Mazda

Mercedes-Benz, BMW among the automakers issuing recalls. → Read More

Settlement reached in long-running lawsuit over Hyundai's Alabama factory site

The dispute arose over payment for the land. → Read More

Winners and losers in April's auto sales

U.S. auto sales accelerated in April, rising 8 percent from a year ago. → Read More

New round of Alabama Launchpad competition underway; prize money up to $300,000

More than $1.3 million has been awarded to winners since the competition started in 2006. → Read More

Honda recalling Odyssey minivans for air bag problem

Nearly 25,000 minivans are being recalled because their passenger-side side curtain air bags may not deploy in a crash. → Read More

110 new auto jobs, fuel economy reaches record level and a world title in this week's Driving Alabama

Catch up on the week's auto industry news. → Read More

Auto supplier to set up shop in Leeds, create 110 jobs

Iowa-based Engineered Plastic Components Inc. is setting up its first Alabama location. → Read More

Yogurt Mountain founder to launch new chain of pizza restaurants in cities across Alabama

Restaurants are set to open this summer in Tuscaloosa, Mountain Brook, Madison and Montgomery. → Read More