• June 23, 2016

    The North American International Auto Show said Thursday as part of the new AutoMobili-D expo it will add a 1.5-mile outdoor closed test track along t

    June 23, 2016

    Silicon Valley and Detroit are in a race to create our driverless future. And for the first time ever, the car may take a backseat.

    June 23, 2016

    The U.S. Army has begun testing radio technology on a convoy of tractor-trailers along Interstate 69 in the first step toward driverless military vehi

    June 23, 2016

    Plug-in electric cars  currently make up a fairly small percentage of the millions of new vehicles sold globally.  But within the next two decade

    June 22, 2016

    Smoggy cities, roller coaster gas prices, environmental concerns over fracking and offshore drilling - there are many reasons to increase fuel efficie

    June 22, 2016

    The Detroit Three collectively outperformed import brands for just the second time in 30 years as all three automakers improved their scores in this y

    June 22, 2016

    Ford's GT claimed first place in its class at the 24 Hours of Le Mans on the 50th anniversary of the first of its four outright victories in the 1960s

    June 21, 2016

    Until now, 3D printing car parts has been somewhat of a homebrew affair. That's changing, as one automaker will soon begin offering custom-printed pie

    June 20, 2016

    General Motors Co. expects to grow its autonomous vehicle development team by hundreds of people at its Warren Tech Center, just as the automaker aims

    June 20, 2016

    The U.S. robotics expert tapped to head Toyota's Silicon Valley research company says the $1 billion investment by the giant Japanese automaker will s

    June 20, 2016

    The new Toyota Prius plug-in hybrid will gain additional electric driving range with a rooftop solar panel that helps recharge the battery.

    June 20, 2016

    Ford, Volvo, Google, Uber and Lyft are stepping up their lobbying efforts on Capitol Hill as lawmakers begin to craft regulations for self-driving car

    June 20, 2016

     Inside General Motors Co.'s new Service Engineering Building - one of the first spaces renovated in a $1 billion transformation at the company's Tech

    June 17, 2016

    For all their hype, self-driving cars are still quite clueless at many tasks that are simple for human drivers, like recognizing a sidewalk or a traff

    June 16, 2016

    On Thursday, IBM announced that it was partnering with Local Motors to bring its Watson cognitive computing system to an autonomous vehicle known as O

    June 16, 2016

    Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder on Thursday vetoed legislation that would have limited customer access to cheaper aftermarket parts for vehicle repairs by d

    June 15, 2016

    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV will receive up to C$85.8 million ($66.7 million) in funding from the Ontario government to assist the automaker in recen

    June 10, 2016

    Ontario will soon be home to a new software centre tasked with research into self-driving cars, General Motors announced Friday.

    July 18, 2016
    7/18/2016 - 7/21/2016

    Together, we will continue to enhance automotive education through cooperative peer interaction

    Conference information

    Location: Pasadena, TX

    Target Audience: Educators

    July 25, 2016
    7/25/2016 - 7/29/2016

    In its fifth year, the 2016 SAE Battelle CyberAuto Challenge is a groundbreaking event in automotive cybersecurity. The Challenge is a 5-day practicum based workshop where teams comprised equally of students and professionals, including automotive engineers, government engineers, and ethical “white hat” hackers, work on real cars to find real answers to the challenges posed by cybersecurity in automobiles. Teams work to identify automotive cybersecurity trends and develop talent in a new technical discipline in a high tech industry.

    Location: Macomb Community College, South Campus, Warren, MI

    Target Audience: Educators;Industry Professionals and Practitioners;Students

    August 01, 2016
    8/1/2016 - 8/4/2016

    CAR MBS delivers thought-provoking sessions which provide a vision of where the global automotive industry is headed. Executive management from automakers and suppliers along with significant representation from the financial community, academia, labor, and government as well as members of the business and automotive press gather to connect and focus on the issues impacting the industry and the pathways to success.

    This year’s topics include:

    • Manufacturing
    • Lightweighting
    • Connected and Automated Vehicles
    • Advanced Powertrain
    • Sales Forecasting
    • Policy/Midterm Review
    • Talent Retention
    • Automotive Strategy
    • Cybersecurity
    • Design for Technology
    • Purchasing
    • Industry Structure

    For more information:   CAR Management Briefing Seminars 

    Location: Traverse City, Michigan

    Target Audience:

    August 23, 2016
    8/23/2016 - 8/25/2016

    Bringing cutting edge innovative solutions to automotive experts, including practical case studies, interactive panel discussions and extended networking opportunities to facilitate introduction of the next generation of lightweight vehicles.  Conference website

    Location: Detroit, MI

    Target Audience: Industry Professionals and Practitioners

    September 13, 2016
    9/13/2016 - 9/15/2016

    The Battery Show Exhibition & Conference is a showcase of advanced battery technology for electric & hybrid vehicles, utility & renewable energy support, portable electronics, medical technology, military and telecommunications.

    Location: Novi, MI

    Target Audience:

    October 21, 2016
    10/21/2016 - 10/21/2016

    A benefit for Engineering and Advanced Technology at Macomb Community College

    Sports & Expo Center
    14500 E. 12 Mile Road
    Warren, MI 48088

    Tickets $150 per person
    Tables of 10 to receive a 10% discount

    For more information:  586-445-7302 or foundation@macomb.edu

    Location: Macomb Community College - Sports & Expos Center

    Target Audience:

    October 25, 2016
    10/25/2016 - 10/26/2016

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    Location: Detroit, MI

    Target Audience: Industry Professionals and Practitioners

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  • The 2016 CAAT Conference - The Road to Autonomous Vehicles materials are now available to view or download.  On Friday, May 6th, over 140 educators, industry professionals, and government representatives gathered to discuss the challenges to developing autonomous vehicles, infrastructure needs, and cybersecurity concerns. Materials from this conference are now available in our FREE Resource Library.

  • CAAT STEM Labs are in the News!  This Detroit News article shows how our free, in-classroom STEM labs let students learn by doing.  In this lab, 6th grade students design, build, test, and compete with their own catapults.  This is only one of the many in-classroom labs that we provide for middle school students.