Automotive Industry Research

The Center for Automotive Research conducts leading-edge research that impacts the future of the global automotive industry by informing corporate leaders and policymakers and facilitating communication across the industry.

Research at CAR is supported in three ways:


  • Direct research contract funding
  • Support through CAR’s Affiliates Program
  • Participation in a specific working group focused on a core research activity
CAR research and forecasts are produced primarily under two focused research groups:

Business Group

Technology Group

Research Request

Put us to work..with a research project on a topic that supports your organization’s efforts in the industry.