An important transition within the automotive industry is underway as fuel economy and carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions regulations quickly accelerate through the year 2025. This report will describe the factors and implications associated with the upcoming 2025 Fuel Economy Target that the industry faces.
Contribution of General Motors' Manufacturing Plants to the Economies of Ten States and the United States in 2013 and 2014
In this report, the authors examine the economic contribution of GM’s manufacturing presence in the United States and each of the ten states in which the company operates manufacturing facilities. Read More>
This report seeks to more clearly define “Crowdsourcing” and develops a clear and internally consistent taxonomy for crowdsourced data that can be used to structure related discussions. Further it describes how agencies may leverage various types of crowdsourced data for transportation system management. Read More>
Six years after the worst recession since the 1930s, the American economy is demonstrating many signs of strengthening, and the auto industry is helping drive that recovery. Despite recent economic hardships, auto manufacturers, suppliers, and dealers employ over 1.5 million people and directly contribute to the creation of another 5.7 million jobs. Read More>
This study examined only the costs incurred by U.S. light vehicle dealerships to comply with a group of roughly 60 federal regulations. Read More>
CALM Q3 Group Meeting
September 15, 2015
The 3rd quarter working group meeting will feature a guest presentation by Ford Motor Company to review overcoming paint shop issues with lightweighting the F-150, the Multi-Material Lightweight Vehicle (MMLV), and addressing future lightweight applications. The agenda also includes updates on “Barriers to Lightweighting” topics, individual co-development team updates and next steps. More info >>
August 3-6, 2015
We want to thank everyone who participated in the 2015 CAR Management Briefing Seminars, celebrating its 50th Anniversary at the beautiful Grand Traverse Resort. It was a great turnout and a memorable year. We can't wait to see you next year, August 1-4, 2016!
Presentations approved for release, can be found HERE.
For more information, visit the MBS home page.
Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Detroit Branch Conference Center
This event presented a comprehensive look at the critically important labor market issues of 2015.
More information including presentation downloads can be found HERE
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