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Report: Auto Sector Fueling Government Coffers

According to a report from an Ann Arbor-based industry research group, more than $135 billion in federal and state revenue is generated by the auto industry and from drivers and car owners nationwide.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/11/2012

The new Porsche 918 RSR hybrid sports car

CAR Cancels Plug-In Hybrid Conference

The Center for Automotive Research has decided not to hold a fourth annual Busienss of Plugging In plug-in hybrid and electric vehicle conference later this year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/28/2012

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CAR Launches New Web Site Developed By Saline’s DesignHub

The Center for Automotive Research, the Ann Arbor-based nonprofit organization, has a new Web site at DesignHub Inc., a creative services and marketing firm headquartered in Saline, designed and developed the site.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/28/2012

Center for Automotive Research

CAR Creates New Group To Make Lighter — But Still Safe — Cars

The Center for Automotive Research Tuesday announced the launch of the Coalition of Automotive Lightweighting Materials to support efforts by auto manufacturers to aggressively down-weight vehicles to improve performance, fuel economy and safety.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/31/2012

A repurposed former auto plant in Coopersville, Mich.

CAR Study Finds New Life In Former Auto Manufacturing Sites

The Center for Automotive Research Thursday unveiled new research on transitioning former automotive manufacturing sites to new purposes, including a catalogue of the status of all closed facilities since 1979, and lessons learned from seven case study visits.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/08/2011

Chrysler Group Sterling Heights Assembly Plant (credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Finding A New Use For Closed Auto Plants

Some new research could help communities that are trying to find new uses for closed auto plants.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/08/2011

The Ford C-Max Energi, a plug-in hybrid

Business of Plugging In Event Announces Speakers, Sessions

The Business of Plugging In 2011, a Center for Automotive Research conference, returns to metro Detroit Oct. 11-13, featuring a blend of global experts who will provide insight into the evolving plug-in electric vehicle landscape — from the role of big box stores like Best Buy to Portland’s electric avenue.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/18/2011

Automation Alley headquarters in Troy

Automation Alley, CAR Set Trade Mission To South Korea

Are you interested in exploring opportunities to market your products and services in Asia? Join Automation Alley, Michigan’s largest technology business association, on a unique trade mission to South Korea, Nov. 14-18.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/30/2011

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All-Electric Ride-and-Drive To Hit Dearborn In October

Smart, efficient and fully charged. These are the common features of the plug-in electric vehicles to be on display — and driven — at The Business of Plugging In 2011, a Center for Automotive Research conference.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/24/2011

Event Notices From July 13

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

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/13/2011