Potential Cost Savings and Additional Benefits of Convergence of Safety Regulations between the United States and the European Union
This report examines the costs of divergent safety regulations in the United States and the European Union and highlights the economic impacts of having two different regulatory regimes. The report also compares mutual recognition and harmonization as the two most likely approaches for increasing regulatory consistency and, ultimately, achieving cost savings and potential additional vehicle sales. Read More >
This report examines international efforts to develop “harmonized” connected vehicle standards that would enable automakers, governments, and technology developers to, at a minimum, adopt analogous conceptual and technological frameworks across markets.
Identifying Real World Barriers to Implementing Lightweighting Technologies and Challenges in Estimating the Increase in Costs
As the midterm review approaches, conversations have turned to the subject of fuel economy and meeting the 2025 CAFE standards. In this report, a first in an ongoing analysis by CAR, we identify and bring perspective to real-world barriers faced by automakers to implementing technologies that can contribute to reducing emissions and improving fuel economy. Read More >
This report reviews the GHG credit progress made thus far in the U.S. industry and how long those credits would last if no additional technology advancements were made to the fleet. Read More >
This report presents findings from research on public perceptions of connected and automated vehicle (CAV) technologies. The results of this research stem from a series of interviews with test drivers who participated in a connected vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) demonstration and from a web-based survey meant to represent the U.S. population. Read More >
August 1-4, 2016
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Governor Rick Snyder, State of Michigan
- Dr. James J. Kuffner Jr., CTO, Toyota Research Institute
- Mahesh Kodumudi, Executive Vice President of Corporate Purchasing, Volkswagen Group of America
- Mike McCarthy, Chief Technology Officer, ECARS Division, California Air Resources Board
- Julia Steyn, Vice President, Urban Mobility Programs, General Motors
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Michigan Connected and Automated Vehicle Working Group
July 26, 2016
ACP Meeting @ CAR MBS
August 3, 2016
Coalition for Automotive Lightweighting Materials (CALM) Q3 Meeting
September 28, 2016
Fall Industry Briefing & Affiliates Dinner
October 20, 2016
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