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Estimated Costs of the 2019 UAW-GM Strike

Many estimates of the cost of the UAW strike focus on how much the work stoppage is costing GM, but few have estimated the broader costs of the strike to the U.S. economy or individual states. The Center for Automotive Research’s (CAR’s) estimates put the...

Center for Automotive Research Announces New Directors

The Center for Automotive Research is pleased to announce two members have been added to its Board of Directors.  Ami Dotan, CEO and co-founder, Karamba Security and Jada Smith,  vice president, advanced engineering and external relations, Aptiv, have...

The Issues in 2019 UAW-FCA, Ford, & GM Negotiations

The current contracts between the International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (UAW) and the Detroit Three automakers – FCA, Ford, and General Motors – expire at midnight on 14 September 2019. During the...

The Shift from Autos to Mobility Center-Stage at CAR MBS 2019

Guest Feature Story by David KileyMore than 1,000 auto industry stakeholders gathered at the 54th annual CAR Management Briefing Seminars to discuss and debate the mobility revolution that is gripping the global industry. Indeed, more than one attendee...

The Process of 2019 UAW-FCA, Ford, & GM Negotiations

The quadrennial contract talks between the International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (UAW) and the Detroit Three automakers – FCA, Ford, and General Motors – are underway. The UAW is, in essence, the...

Opinion: U.S. car makers need stable standards

On May 6, seventeen of the world’s largest automakers sent a letter to President Trump asking him to consider making his proposed fuel economy and greenhouse gas (GHG) standards more stringent. The letter also encouraged the president to reach a compromise...

Talent Issues Impede Tech

A recent advancedmanufacturing.org article draws on recent research conducted by Case Western Reserve, New York University, and Boston University, with assistance from the Center for Automotive Research (CAR) and the Precision Metalforming Association...

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