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 CAR study demonstrates that the U.S. automotive sector has a large impact throughout the nation and provides support to state and federal governments in the form of taxes and fees collected from sales, employees, drivers, and the auto companies themselves. Read More>
This report examines the critical success factors necessary for continued global automotive investment growth within the southern U.S. automotive manufacturing region. Read More>
This report provides ethical decision-support for transportation professionals involved with Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) data. 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>
CAR Research Memorandum: The Effect on the U.S. Economy of the Successful Restructuring of General Motors - An Update
This updated memorandum incorporates the U.S. Treasury's estimates of the cost of assisting General Motors and Chrysler. Read More>
This whitepaper was developed to identify key market drivers that influence the use of enterprise information technology solutions within the automotive industry. Read More>
Economic Contribution of General Motors' Orion Assembly, Pontiac Metal Stamping, and Spring Hill Assembly Manufacturing Plants
This memorandum is part one of a two-part analysis of the economic contribution of General Motors in the United States and the ten U.S. states in which the company manufactures vehicles, parts, and components. Read More>
CAR Breakfast Briefing, February 17, 2015
This upcoming CAR Breakfast Briefing will feature speakers, within the automotive industry and beyond, who can characterize the threats and present on strategies and methods for effectively managing cybersecurity for the “networked computers on wheels” that automobiles are increasingly becoming. New speakers added. More >
The 2014 CAR MBS was an outstanding event, with nearly 1,000 people in attendance, thought-provoking presentations and discussion, interesting technology exhibits, great networking, and Pure Michigan weather. Presentations approved for download are available here.
We look forward to seeing you at the 50th annual CAR Management Briefing Seminars, August 3–6, 2015 and welcome your suggestions on how we can enhance the conference in 2015. Please email your suggestions to Y2FyZXZlbnRzQGNhcmdyb3VwLm9yZw==.
SoarTech, January 21, 2015
The winter 2015 meeting of the Michigan Connected and Automated Vehicle Working Group was held at the SoarTech facilities in Ann Arbor, Michigan, on January 21 from 1-4 p.m. CAR coordinates these meetings on behalf of the Michigan Department of Transportation. Meetings are open to the public. For more information, please click here.
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