57th Annual CAR Management Briefing Seminars

August 2-4, 2022  |  Grand Traverse Resort & Live-stream

Join CAR and the top minds in mobility for two-and-a-half days of rich automotive content that highlights current challenges faced by the industry and incredible networking opportunities in a beautiful Michigan summer setting. With over 400+ companies in attendance and a diverse representation of industry thought-leaders, come see why CAR MBS is the leading automotive conference of the summer.

There are many ways to engage with CAR and work with our team to support a sustainable automotive and mobility industry.


CAR’s leading-edge research impacts the future of the global automotive industry by informing industry leaders and policymakers and facilitating communication across the industry.



CAR programs offer you an industry resource that consistently delivers content, events, and forums to help participants navigate the ever-changing automotive and mobility industries.



The CAR audience features some of the industry’s top decision makers and is a great way to increase your organization’s visibility and reach.







5/25/2022 – Engaging the Data Driven Edge

5/2/2022 – Modeling and Virtual Twin Simulation to Ease Collaboration in Automotive Industry

4/27/2022 – Smart Urban Mobility: See Who’s Really Driving

4/22/2022 – Altair Enlighten Award Webinar Series: Green Goals Driving the Automotive Industry’s New Era of Sustainability (Recording Coming Soon)

4/6/2022 – Two Demands for Semiconductor Design Expertise

3/30/2022 – Altair Enlighten Award Webinar Series: The Heavy Impact of Lightweighting – A Roundtable Discussion

3/23/2022 – The Software-Defined Vehicle: Key Drivers, Technologies, and Open Source Initiatives – Sponsored by Red Hat

2/16/2022 – Keeping the “driver” in driver assistance systems

10/28/21 – Successfully Navigating Supply Chain Disruptions – Sponsored by PwC

10/21/21 – The Five Keys to Transforming Data Architectures for the Automotive Market

9/22/21 – Paintline Operating Efficiencies with PPG OPTIMA SOLUTIONS™

6/29/21 – Future Connectivity & In-Vehicle Cybersecurity: Know Your Rights

6/16/21 – Space Resilience for Automakers

6/9/21 – Bridging the Gap to Safe Autonomous Systems

4/22/21 – Sustainability: Emerging Technologies and Processes – An Enlighten Award Webinar

4/15/21 – Modern Mobility: Do the facts and media agree?

4/14/21 – Altair Enlighten Award Webinar Series – Full Vehicle, and Module Lightweighting

4/7/21 – Women in the Workforce – How COVID-19 Exposed Workforce Inequality and What Leaders Should Do About It

3/24/21 – Altair Enlighten Award Webinar Series – Lightweighting Enabling Technology, and Future of Lightweighting

2/25/21 – Steel Battery Enclosure Design for Electric Vehicles

2/18/21 – Polymer Composite Battery Enclosure Design for Electric Vehicles

2/11/21 – Aluminum Battery Enclosure Design for Electric Vehicles

2/4/21 – Electric vehicle infrastructure a new mindset – Sponsored by PwC

The CAR Podcast

Join host and Center for Automotive Research President and CEO Carla Bailo as she discusses the latest news from the automotive industry.

Auto industry economic impact and supply chain crises – featuring John Bozzella of the Alliance for Automotive Innovation

On this episode of the CAR Podcast, Carla is joined by Alliance for Automotive Innovation President and CEO and veteran auto industry executive John Bozzella. Carla and John explore the overall impact of the auto industry and automotive manufacturing on the economic engine in the US, and they also discuss the various supply chain crises the auto industry is battling.



CAR’s mission is to produce independent research, convene stakeholders, and analyze critical issues facing the mobility industry and its impact on the economy and society.