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Connectivity is transforming the automotive industry, but the rush to fully autonomous vehicles has hit a speed bump: robot cars can’t figure out human behavior.


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Connectivity is transforming the automotive industry, but the rush to fully autonomous vehicles has hit a speed bump: robot cars can’t figure out human behavior.

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Economic development creates opportunities to grow state, local and metro areas, which are essential for economic growth, improved quality of life and community development. AIDT articles below.


Digital Mobility: Yellow Light For Driverless Cars

Connectivity is transforming the automotive industry, but the rush to fully autonomous vehicles has hit a speed bump: robot cars can’t figure out human behavior.

Airbus Begins A220 Production At Alabama Facility

The aircraft manufacturer will add a second assembly line and hire more than 400 new workers at its Mobile facility.

Continental Motors Investing $75 Million In Alabama Factory

The company's “Blue Marlin” project will transform its aircraft-engine manufacturing operations at the Mobile Aeroplex into an advanced manufacturing facility.

Workforce Development: The Next Generation

The most successful workforce development efforts are teaming with education resources to develop job-specific vocational studies in high schools, community colleges and universities.

HDT Global Plans $4.2M Alabama Expansion

The military, government and commercial engineered products maker will create 123 jobs with the expansion of its Huntsville, AL manufacturing operations.

Workforce Training: Engineering A Skilled Workforce

States, regions, businesses and higher ed resources are joining forces in an aggressive and innovative effort to fill the skilled labor shortage in the United States.

Third Phase Of Alabama Robotics Technology Park To Open Soon

Phase 3, which represents a $9 million investment and is scheduled to open in late spring or early summer, is the Integration, Entrepreneurial and Paint Dispense Training Facility.

GE Aviation Investing $200M In Pair of Alabama Plants 

Ohio-based GE Aviation will invest $200 million to build a pair of plants in Huntsville that will produce silicon carbide materials used to make ultra-lightweight ceramic matrix composite components for jet engines.

Cover Story: Workforce Training Is Job One

Winning the race to fill the high-tech jobs of the 21st century requires an ongoing commitment to match educational programs with future business workforce needs.

Business Report: Alabama – Polaris Industries Bringing 2,000 Jobs To Huntsville

The company’s new 600,000-square-foot, $127-million manufacturing facility will produce off-road vehicles on a 453-acre site.

Snapshots: 60 Seconds… With Greg Canfield, Alabama Secretary Of Commerce

Alabama is accelerating its jobs incentives and upgrading its training programs to attract prospective businesses to the state.

Polaris Plans Alabama Facility

Polaris said the Alabama manufacturing facility will feature multiple assembly lines and state-of-the-art technologies.

Feature Story: Workforce Development Programs – The Recipe For Success

Workforce training programs are a top priority in economic development. Here are some of the most innovative training programs offering 21st-century workforce solutions.

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Georgia Ports Authority: Garden City Terminal Expansion

At 1,200 acres, the Port of Savannah’s Garden City Terminal is North America’s largest single container terminal. Over the next decade, Georgia Ports Authority plans to expand the Port of Savannah’s annual capacity by 45 percent — from 5.5 million twenty-foot equivalent units to 8 million TEUs per year. Learn more.