Feature Stories

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...

Autonomous Vehicles: Bumps on the Road to Our Smart Mobility Future

Researchers have been tinkering with self-driving cars for decades, but real-world deployment seemed like a distant future—until recently. It was less than a decade ago that Google unveiled its self-driving car program to the world. By 2012, Google had...

Trump Shifts His National Security Threats (Again)

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 May 20, 2019, to talk perceived threats to R&D of...