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‘Global Center for Mobility’ Plan Aims To Add 100,000 Jobs

Michigan is already known as a global leader in the automotive industry. Business Leaders for Michigan, the statewide CEO grouip that succeeded Detroit Renaissance, Wednesday outlined a plan to grow that industry further with a target of adding 100,000 new jobs in what BLM calls mobility.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/11/2013

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CAR Study Shows GM, Chrysler Bailouts A Good Investment

The federal government’s 2008-09 bailout of General Motors and Chrysler actually saved the country $92 billion, a 768 percent return on the government’s investment.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/09/2013

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CAR Gets Federal Grant To Study Bio-Based Automotive Materials

The Center for Automotive Research announced Thursday that it will be the lead agency in a $1.47 million grant under the federal “Make It In America Challenge” to boost the use of bio-based materials in cars.

CBS Detroit–10/24/2013

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Plex Systems a Sponsor of CAR Management Briefing Seminars

Plex Systems, developers of the Plex Manufacturing Cloud online manufacturing management software system, announced that it is sponsoring the half-day Global Manufacturing Strategies track on Monday, Aug. 5, at the 2013 CAR Management Briefing Seminars.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/24/2013

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Connected and Self-Driving Vehicle Sessions Bring Technology and Automotive Leaders Together

Sessions on Monday and Tuesday afternoon of the 2013 CAR Management Briefing Seminars will highlight the progression of advanced driver assistance systems and vehicle-to-vehicle active safety as they converge towards an autonomous and connected vehicle future.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/24/2013

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Altair Names Finalists Of Enlighten Award For Auto ‘Lightweighting’

Troy-based Altair Tuesday announced 10 nominations for the inaugural Altair Enlighten Award competition for superior technology in making vehicles lighter while preserving safety.

CBS Detroit–07/23/2013

Event Notices From June 7-9

The latest event and meeting notices from Michigan’s technology-focused companies, institutions and groups

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/09/2013

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CAR Study Shows Impact Of Ford’s Michigan Assembly Plant

A new report by the Center for Automotive Research, a nonprofit research organization based in Ann Arbor, calculates the substantial economic impact a single assembly plant has on the state and national economies and showcases an important example of the value of the automotive industry overall.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/21/2013

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Self-Driving Cars To Bring ‘Revolutionary Change’ To Auto Industry: KPMG, CAR

For the past hundred years, innovation within the automotive sector has brought major technological advances, leading to safer, cleaner, and more affordable vehicles. But for the most part, since Henry Ford introduced the moving assembly line, the changes have been incremental, evolutionary.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/06/2012

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Future Of Auto Industry Focus Of Center For Automotive Research Management Briefing Seminars

The future of automotive manufacturing — the nation’s economic engine — will be the leadoff topic of the 2012 Center for Automotive Research Management Briefing Seminars.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/11/2012

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