Economic development representatives from 11 counties in Alabama have joined forces to build a “little Detroit” in cotton and steel country. The Alabama Automotive Corridor Alliance takes in an area with 1.7 million people and a Mercedes-Benz assembly plant seen as a catalyst behind Honda Motor Co. Ltd.'s decision to make Alabama home as well. The 11 counties, in an unusual show of cooperation, have contributed to an initial budget of $70,000 to promote Alabama's fledgling auto industry. ...

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