Feature Stories

Disrupted by Mobility Startups, Automakers Reshape Their Roles

The intersection of the technology and transportation industries is drastically altering the mobility landscape. This union has created entirely new value streams and business models, attracting the attention of consumers and automotive companies (OEMs)...

Opening Remarks at the 2018 China-U.S. Automotive Industry Summit

CAR's Carla Bailo gave opening remarks at the 2018 China-U.S. Automotive Industry Summit held in Beijing this week. She highlighted the importance of U.S.-China automotive relations & the close relations between the Michigan-China auto industries. More...

Implications of the EPA Emissions Standards Notice

On April 2, 2018, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published a Notice on the Mid-Term Evaluation (MTE) of Greenhouse Gas Emissions Standards for the Model Years (MY) 2022- 2025 and indicated intent to place it in the Federal Register.¹ This...

CAR Book of Deals 2017 Annual Review

Background The Center for Automotive Research continually tracks publically announced North American investments made throughout the automotive industry in a proprietary database called the CAR Book of Deals. The database covers more than 20 years of...

CAR President and CEO Selected for Women’s Leadership Award

Carla Bailo is one of 19 local women slated to be honored during the Michigan Women’s History Month Leadership in Action Awards on Thursday, March 15, 2018. February 2018 – Carla Bailo, President, and CEO at The Center for Automotive Research (CAR) in Ann...

Inspired Thinkers Shape the Future at CAR MBS

“We are continually faced by great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insoluble problems.” - Lee Iacocca The automotive industry takes insoluble problems, seizes opportunities, and transforms those problems into innovative products and solutions. From...

CAR’s Intern Program at Work

Internships are of value to both the intern and the organization for which they work. There are several benefits in completing an internship including learning to balance teamwork skills with working independently. Internships also offer organizations and...