Feature Stories

By any measure, 25-percent auto tariffs will cost Americans dearly

Story by Kristin Dziczek In the interest of protecting national security and strengthening the U.S. economy, the Commerce Department is considering imposing an additional tariff on U.S. imports of automobiles and automotive parts. According to the Center...

Remembering Marchionne

The Center for Automotive Research joins the entire automotive community in mourning the loss of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne. Marchionne distinguished himself in our minds as the only CEO to open a presentation at CAR’s Management Briefing Seminars...

The Impact of ACES on Design, Materials, and Manufacturing

The automotive industry is going through an unprecedented change with advancement in innovative technologies and changing consumer preferences. The investments by automotive and software industry in research and development of sensors (for example, radar,...

Top 5 Reasons to Attend CAR MBS

CAR MBS is right around the corner and with it comes unparalleled opportunity to hear from industry leaders and visionaries about the future of the global automotive industry while providing world class networking in an unrivaled location. Here are the Top 5 Reasons...

Are auto imports a national security threat?

Kristin Dziczek, vice president of industry, labor, and economics at CAR joined Soumaya Keynes (The Economist) and Chad Bown (Peterson Institute for International Economics) on the weekly podcast Trade Talks on April 25, 2018, to talk Trump, trade, and NAFTA...

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...