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Alabama Bronze Map

A Guide to the Images of the Bronze Map on the Lawn of the Alabama Department of Archives and History

 

image from Bronze Map: 'Automobile Manufacturing

 

48. Automobile Manufacturing

Vance, Lincoln, Montgomery

 

In 1993, Mercedes chose Vance as the location of its first U.S. automobile plant. With the addition of a Honda plant in Lincoln and a Hyundai plant in Montgomery, automobile manufacturing became a major new industry in Alabama .