Michigan Matters: Trek to 2019 North American International Auto ShowBill Ford, Bob Lutz, Larry Alexander, Carlo Bailo and other auto executives and political leaders talked with Carol Cain, who spent time at Cobo Center during the North American International Auto Show, along with the CBS 62 crew.
'Global Center for Mobility' Plan Aims To Add 100,000 JobsMichigan 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.
CAR Study Shows GM, Chrysler Bailouts A Good InvestmentThe 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.
CAR Gets Federal Grant To Study Bio-Based Automotive MaterialsThe 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.
Plex Systems a Sponsor of CAR Management Briefing SeminarsPlex 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.
Connected and Self-Driving Vehicle Sessions Bring Technology and Automotive Leaders TogetherSessions 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.
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.
Event Notices From June 7-9The latest event and meeting notices from Michigan's technology-focused companies, institutions and groups
CAR Study Shows Impact Of Ford's Michigan Assembly PlantA 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.
Self-Driving Cars To Bring 'Revolutionary Change' To Auto Industry: KPMG, CARFor 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.
Future Of Auto Industry Focus Of Center For Automotive Research Management Briefing SeminarsThe future of automotive manufacturing -- the nation's economic engine -- will be the leadoff topic of the 2012 Center for Automotive Research Management Briefing Seminars.
Report: Auto Sector Fueling Government CoffersAccording 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.
CAR Cancels Plug-In Hybrid ConferenceThe 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.
CAR Launches New Web Site Developed By Saline's DesignHubThe Center for Automotive Research, the Ann Arbor-based nonprofit organization, has a new Web site at www.cargroup.org. DesignHub Inc., a creative services and marketing firm headquartered in Saline, designed and developed the site.
CAR Creates New Group To Make Lighter -- But Still Safe -- CarsThe 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.