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>
Six years after the worst recession since the 1930s, the American economy is demonstrating many signs of strengthening, and the auto industry is helping drive that recovery. Despite recent economic hardships, auto manufacturers, suppliers, and dealers employ over 1.5 million people and directly contribute to the creation of another 5.7 million jobs. Read More>
This CAR study demonstrates that the U.S. automotive sector has a large impact throughout the nation and provides support to state and federal governments in the form of taxes and fees collected from sales, employees, drivers, and the auto companies themselves. Read More>
This report examines the critical success factors necessary for continued global automotive investment growth within the southern U.S. automotive manufacturing region. Read More>
This study examined only the costs incurred by U.S. light vehicle dealerships to comply with a group of roughly 60 federal regulations. Read More>
Register today for the CAR Management Briefing Seminars, August 3-6, 2015, celebrating its 50th Anniversary. Whether in research labs or product engineering facilities, in the boardroom, or on factory and showroom floors, the automotive industry is built on competing - and winning.
Session topics include:
- Connected and Automated Vehicles
- and many more
For more information, or to register, visit the MBS home page. Early bird rates end June 15, 2015.
Automotive Communities Partnership (ACP) Meeting
35 ACP members got to experience life in the fast lane at the latest ACP meeting in Indianapolis, Indiana on May 12-13.
Tuesday afternoon, members received a tour of the Auto Research Center. Wednesday, members were updated on multiple topics from experts in the automotive field and were treated to lunch and tours of the garage and pit area while race teams practiced at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
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May 14, 2015
The Industry Briefing & Affiliate Dinner took place on May 14. CAR welcomed guest speaker, UAW president Dennis Williams. This year will mark significant contract negotiations between FCA, Ford, GM and the UAW. Williams shared his views on current labor topics and Kristin Dziczek, Director, Industry & Labor Group at CAR previewed the issues to watch with upcoming negotiations. The agenda also included an economic outlook with CAR’s Executive Vice President of Research and Chief Economist, Dr. Sean McAlinden.
For more information about CAR's Affiliate Program including information on past Affiliates activity, please click here.
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