The calibration and validation of travel demand modeling requires the use of extensive datasets that describe the travel characteristics of people in the modeling area. This study investigates the potential use of connected and automated vehicle (CAV) data for both statewide and regional-level modeling. Read More >
Auto dealerships employ more than one million people directly and support over 1.18 million private sector jobs nationwide. These jobs result in more than $143 billion in compensation each year and nearly $19.3 billion in personal tax revenues. This publication highlights the factors that demonstrate the importance of U.S. automotive dealerships and their standing in the national economy, along with an estimate of the industry’s employment and economic contribution to the economies of the 50 states. Read More>
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. Read More>
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>
4th Quarter Coalition for Automotive Lightweighting Materials (CALM) group meeting
November 17, 2015
ACP Dinner and Meeting
January 12-13, 2016
August 1-4, 2016
Mark your calendar to join us at CAR's flagship event! Planning is underway for this premier industry gathering.
For more information, visit the MBS home page.
You can find our full event calendar HERE>
- CAR Newsletter - Q4 2015
- CAR Newsletter - Q3 2015
- CAR Newsletter - Q2 2015
- CAR Newsletter - Q1 2015
- Past Newsletters
Join the CAR Mailing List
Keep up to date with CAR’s latest research, events and news.