Technical Advisory Council (TAC)
CAR’s Technology Advisory Council (TAC) provides a voice of the industry, with valuable insight and guidance for issues that are critically important to the industry from an auto manufacturer’s perspective. The advisory council consists of individuals with engineering, manufacturing, or supply chain backgrounds. The group meets two to three times each year, facilitated by CAR and cover a range of topics including: fuel economy and greenhouse gas regulations, manufacturing issues impacting lightweighting, and advanced powertrain technologies.
Senior Vice President of Product Development, Marketing and Planning – Vehicle Group
John P. Capp
Director, Global Safety Strategy & Vehicle Programs
General Motors Global Product Development
Executive Director, Innovations & New Ventures
Dr. James Morgan
Manufacturing Chief – Body Manufacturing Engineering Product Interface
General Motors – Retired
General Manager, Body Design Engineering
Toyota Engineering & Manufacturing North America
General Manager, Engineering Design
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America
Dr. Khaled Shahwan
Innovation & Advanced Development Engineering
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA)
Wallace R. Wade
Chief Engineer and Technical Fellow, Powertrain Systems Technology and Processes
Ford Motor Company – Retired
(former) Chief Engineer Body Complete Business Unit, Body Engineering
Jaguar Land Rover Product Development
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