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Description: Few people in this city 800 miles south of Detroit cared much about the auto industry until Hyundai announced it would build cars here nine years ago.

Source:  NYTimes.com

Date: 02/19/2011

Link:  http://www.nytimes.com/2011/02/19/business/19hyundai.html?ref=business

Questions for discussion:

  • Why have these automobile manufacturers thrived in Alabama while others elsewhere in the U.S. have struggled in recent years?
  • Is there a suggestion here for other manufacturers?

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