CAR's research client base is highly diversified. Clients include federal, state and local government organizations; automotive manufacturers and suppliers; universities; and industry associations. A number of organizations support CAR through sponsorship of our conferences and briefings.

Research Client List

Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers

American Automobile Association, Inc. (AAA)

American Chemistry Council

Alcoa Foundation

Aluminum Association

American Honda Motor Company

Automotive Communities Partnership

Business Leaders for Michigan

Clemson University/CU-ICAR

Coalition for Automotive Lightweighting Materials

Dassault Systèmes


Duke Energy

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA)

Ford Motor Company

General Motors


Industry Canada


Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT)

Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC)

Michigan Minority Supplier Diversity Council

Ministry of Economic Development & Trade Ontario

Motor Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA)

National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA)

National Automotive Center




Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA)

States of: Alabama, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Ohio, Tennessee, South Carolina


Toyota Motor North America, Inc.

UAW-GM Center for Human Resources

U.S. Departments of Defense, Labor, & Transportation

U.S. Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration

United Tooling Coalition

University of Michigan

Walbridge Adlinger Company

Wayne County

More than 70 leading automotive organizations support CAR's research and education through the CAR Affiliates Program.


More Information

For information regarding any CAR activity, please contact Lisa Hart, Vice President of Operations, at 734.929.0465 or bGhhcnRAY2FyZ3JvdXAub3Jn .


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