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Japanese Automakers Are Helping Fuel U.S. Recovery

As the nation begins to recover from the recession brought on by the global pandemic, Japanese automakers are making significant contributions that will help drive U.S. growth in critical areas of the economy, such as manufacturing and high-tech research and...

Presidential Policy Priorities That Will Impact the Automotive Industry

The election is just a few weeks away, and many folks are looking ahead to 2021 and what policy priorities in a second Trump term or a Biden presidency would mean for the automotive industry. Three main policy areas are important to autos: the health of the economy,...

Vehicle Electrification Outlook

While the automotive industry has traditionally pulled back on advanced technology during recessions and economic downturn, the current state of the pandemic-impacted economy has left many wondering whether or not vehicle electrification will power through. Do...

The Transition to BEV Proves a Balancing Act

Had 2020 not been such a historically bad year on so many levels, the seismic shift in BEV investment would have dominated more news headlines. Although we will remember the year for so much negative news, we may also remember it as the year battery electric vehicles...

CAR Announces New Board Chair and Directors

The Center for Automotive Research is pleased to announce three new members appointed to its Board of Directors and the selection of a new Board Chair.  Dr. James Jacob has been appointed Board Chair effective September 21, 2020.  John Bozzella, President and CEO,...

Lisa Hart and Two Board Members Depart from CAR

Lisa Hart from the Center for Automotive Research (CAR), as well as Mitch Bainwol, who served on CAR’s Board of Directors, are resigning from the board as of the end of September 2020. Neil De Koker, CAR’s Board Chair, is retiring at the end of the month.   Hart, who...

AI’s Role in Automotive

Though the idea of artificial intelligence (AI) has been around for decades, AI technology is now being applied in numerous industries—including automotive. These uses range from simple tasks to complex applications such as image recognition. As more companies explore...

Defining Sustainability in the Automotive Landscape

Over the last decade, critical contenders in the global automotive industry and other industries alike have seen the importance of sustainability grow increasingly in their strategic priorities. Sustainability, however, has significantly evolved and grown in scale...

Cultural Awareness & Anti-Racism Resources for the Workplace

The death of George Floyd and the protests occurring nationally and internationally have renewed conversations about race in the United States. While many people and workplaces have been having these conversations and working to change policy for decades, many others...

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