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 >
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>
August 1-4, 2016
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CAR MBS delivers thought-provoking sessions which provide a vision of where the global automotive industry is headed. Executive management from automakers and suppliers along with significant representation from the financial community, academia, labor, and government as well as members of the business and automotive press gather to connect and focus on the issues impacting the industry and the pathways to success.
For more information, visit the MBS home page.
Michigan Connected and Automated Vehicle Working Group Meeting
April 28, 2016
Spring Industry Briefing & Affiliates Dinner
May 4, 2016
CAR Affiliates will gather for networking, presentations and discussion including CAR’s auto outlook, the effects of CAFE regulations, and the lead up to the midterm review. Our guest speaker will be Dr. John D. Graham “When Market and Regulatory Forces Collide: Rethinking Auto Fuel-Economy Policy”. This event is open to CAR Affiliates and registration is required. Contact Katie Ramsburgh with questions or for additional information.
You can find our full event calendar HERE>
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