Future Mobility: Limiting The Spread Of Disease Through Bacteria, Virus Resisting Materials

ANN ARBOR - The future of personal mobility likely includes a greater reliance on shared transportation (ride-hailing, ride-sharing, carsharing). However, the COVID-19 health crisis has intensified the debate on the health risks in the shared mobility world. The interior of light-duty vehicles is an excellent example of the necessary combination of predisposing factors for cross-contamination.

By |2020-05-15T15:00:03-04:00May 15th, 2020|Guest Columns, Mobile MI, Mobility|

Update: Restarting Automotive Manufacturing After the Coronavirus Pandemic

ANN ARBOR - As the coronavirus crisis continues to disrupt the global economy, North American vehicle sales have dropped sharply, and production has come to a nearly complete stop. Given the complexity of automotive manufacturing, the tremendous capital required to restart production, and the industry’s deep global supply chains, resuming vehicle production in North America

By |2020-05-08T11:29:47-04:00May 8th, 2020|Auto Tech, Featured|

Technology Roadmap: Intelligent Mobility Technologies

ANN ARBOR - The automotive and transportation industries are undergoing extraordinary changes in direct response to recent advancements in automation technologies, data analysis, and wireless communication.  A major trend in the past ten years has been an emphasis on improving driver safety and efficiency. These new trends and advancements have motivated automakers and their tier

By |2020-02-05T11:00:49-05:00February 5th, 2020|Auto Tech, Guest Columns|

Accelerating Additive Manufacturing to meet Future Mobility Needs

Join the Center for Automotive Research, along with media partner, Automotive Design & Production, to learn how this additive manufacturing is enabling and accelerating manufacturing and how other industries have collaborated to maximize the benefit of this digital technology. Hosted by Automation Alley. Register

By |2019-12-31T11:53:48-05:00January 14th, 2020||

Is This The Year Of Reckoning For Automobile Industry?

ANN ARBOR - U.S. light vehicle sales ended 2018 on a surprisingly strong note, and the 2019 outlook is mostly positive for the industry. Most forecasters expect companies to continue to post healthy profits and for U.S. sales and production to remain high, though down a few percentage points from the levels achieved in 2016

By |2019-02-10T13:30:24-05:00February 10th, 2019|Guest Columns|

Genesis G70, Hyundai Kona/Kona EV and Ram 1500 Cars, Trucks, Utility Vehicles Of Year

DETROIT - After hundreds of hours of test drives, research and evaluation by independent jurors, the Genesis G70, Hyundai Kona/Kona EV and Ram 1500 were revealed as the winners of the 2019 North American Car, Utility and Truck of the Year awards presented Monday at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The winners were chosen

By |2019-01-14T22:06:53-05:00January 14th, 2019|Auto Tech|

Brennan Updates CAR’s MBS Conference, Progress On MITechNews TV

TRAVERSE CITY - The Center for Automotive Research’s Management Briefing Seminars has morphed into a technology show, and this year the focus was on Autonomous Vehicles - how to build them, protect them from hackers, whether you need a driver’s license to ride in one, liability when accidents occur and more. M2 TechCast co-host Mike

By |2018-08-16T10:29:51-04:00August 16th, 2018|Featured, M2 TechCast, Podcasts|

AutoCom Associates Director Talks Evolution Of CAR Management Briefing Seminars

ROYAL OAK - The Center for Automotive Research Management Briefing Seminars, just concluded, is explained in full by Michael Scholl, Director of Editorial Services for AutoCom Associates, a marketing and public relations agency in Bloomfield Hills. The 2018 edition focused heavily on Autonomous Vehicles and Industry 4.0. Michael Scholl Scholl talks about one of his

By |2018-08-08T09:30:54-04:00August 8th, 2018|Featured, M2 TechCast, Podcasts|

CAR Management Briefing Seminars

TRAVERSE CITY - Automakers, suppliers, and new entrants are striving to create innovative strategies shaping the future to their vision. The CAR Management Briefing Seminars (CAR MBS) is at the nexus of the automobile industry and new mobility transformation, highlighting technology opportunities and strategic challenges. The unmatched blend of topics provides attendees with an outstanding analysis

By |2018-07-17T18:53:12-04:00July 30th, 2018|, |

CAR CEO Bailo, Peckham VP Terris Join Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center Board

PLYMOUTH - Two new board members have joined the Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center - Carla Bailo of the Center for Automotive Research and Ed Terris of Peckham Inc. Bailo brings with her a variety of qualities and connections that will benefit the Board of Directors. In her current role as President and CEO of CAR,