UPDATED: 9/21/17 12:10 pm - adds press materials

Daimler plans $1B investment in Ala. to build EQ electric utility vehicles

Daimler AG is investing an additional $1 billion in its U.S. factory in Vance, Ala., expanding the 20-year-old site to build fully electric utility vehicles under its EQ subbrand along with their battery packs.

UPDATED: 9/11/17 3:49 pm ET - adds storm moving north
Hyundai, Kia shut down plants as Irma hits southeast states

Hyundai and Kia temporarily shut down plants in Alabama and Georgia to avoid potential damage from tropical storm Irma.