• February 04, 2016

    They've been producing and engineering military vehicles in this Detroit suburb at what locals simply call "the Tank Plant" since World War II.

    February 04, 2016

    It doesn't take much research to realize the efficiency benefits of electric vehicles over their gasoline counterparts. However, if you want to quanti

    February 03, 2016

    The biggest cyber security threat to the automotive industry as cars become more connected and advanced isn't that a hacker will take control of a car

    February 03, 2016

    "You can't rest a second in this sport," General Motors Vice President of Motorsports Jim Campbell said Tuesday.  Just two days after Corvette's domin

    February 03, 2016

    That white Lexus cruising down the road next to you in Kirkland may be driving itself.  Google announced that it will begin testing its self-driving c

    February 03, 2016

    When it comes to purchasing and promoting  electric cars  and clean energy, the West Coast stands apart.  California leads the nation in policie

    February 02, 2016

    Driving in the snow is hard enough. Preparing autonomous vehicles to maneuver in snowy conditions might be harder.  But Ford is pushing forward, conti

    February 02, 2016

    More than 16 months in the making, a plan is taking shape to transform the former  Ford Motor Co.  B-24 bomber plant at Willow Run in Ypsilanti To

    February 02, 2016

    Five years after the first mass-market electric car hit the market, cars with plugs haven't lived up to the most optimistic projections for their adop

    February 02, 2016

    An economic development organization Tuesday approved the formation of the Center for Advanced Mobility, part of a state initiative to place Nevada on

    February 02, 2016

    Cadillac is killing its electric car.  The slow-selling plug-in hybrid ELR will not live past its current generation, the automaker has confirmed.

    February 02, 2016

    Chasing Tesla and General Motors, Ford hopes a $4.5 billion investment will help it leapfrog to the front the pack when it comes to developing electri

    February 01, 2016

    Denise Gray is used to challenges in her career, generally over new technologies.  As a young engineer at GM, she first designed electrical components

    February 01, 2016

    For some electric-car drivers--and potential buyers--range loss in cold winter weather is a significant concern."Range anxiety" is already an issue fo

    February 01, 2016

    NXP Semiconductors has been working with Google on self-driving cars and has interesting progress to report. Speaking in the plenary session of the 63

    February 01, 2016

    Tesla Motors Inc. has applied for licenses to sell and service its luxury electric vehicles in Michigan, even though Gov. Rick Snyder signed legislati

    February 01, 2016

    I was in the driver's seat of the Tesla Model S, but I wasn't really driving. My hands weren't on the steering wheel. My feet weren't on the pedals. S

    February 01, 2016

    Jaguar and Land Rover is investing in a 41 mile 'living laboratory' project on UK roads to develop new Connected and Autonomous Vehicle (CAV) technolo

    January 28, 2016

    Nissan gets in shape in 2016 with a resolution to significantly reduce the weight of passenger vehicles.Company launches a prototype programme; the fi

    January 29, 2016

    General Motors Co. is creating a new team within its product development division to focus on the creation and implementation of autonomous vehicles a

    January 29, 2016

    When the  Ford  Crown Victoria went out of production in 2011, few civilians likely noticed.But police officers certainly did: The Crown Victori

    January 28, 2016

    Among a roomful of people who gathered in California's capital city Thursday, Jan. 28, to discuss the future of transportation, nobody questioned whet

    February 09, 2016
    2/9/2016 - 2/11/2016

    The IoT Data Analytics & Visualization Summit is the first dedicated event to tackle and showcase the ways in which companies can evolve their strategy and focus from just connecting things to capturing insights in order to achieve true value from IoT. (15% CVTA discount code: CVTA15) 

    Click here for details.  

    Location: Palo Alto, CA

    Target Audience: Industry Professionals and Practitioners

    February 20, 2016
    2/20/2016 - 2/20/2016

    CAAT's STEM Outreach has partnered with the Boy Scouts of America Great Lakes Field Service Council for "STEM Adventure Day".  This all-day event will bring together Scout councilors and MCC volunteer instructors to provide hands-on experience toward achieving their NOVA award.  ***By invitation only***

    Location: Macomb Community College

    Target Audience:

    March 21, 2016
    3/21/2016 - 3/23/2016

    This conference is the industry's #1 cyber/information security event in the automotive space.
    Click here for more information.

    Location: Detroit, MI

    Target Audience: Industry Professionals and Practitioners

    March 29, 2016
    3/29/2016 - 3/30/2016

    TU-Automotive Cybersecurity dissects the real issues behind the headlines, helping you to apply technology and best practices to deliver robust security defenses and processes within a more secure ecosystem.The conference unites players from research labs, automakers, tier 1’s, security researchers, and the complete supply chain to plan for the imminent future.

    Details

    Location: Novi, MI

    Target Audience: Industry Professionals and Practitioners

    April 13, 2016
    4/13/2016 - 4/13/2016

    Internet of Things North America is an innovative event covering advanced connectivity and cloud based monitoring/control of devices, facilities, automobiles, people, and enterprise operations.

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    Location: Chicago, Ill

    Target Audience: Industry Professionals and Practitioners

    May 11, 2016
    5/11/2016 - 5/12/2016

    The automotive industry is transforming. With car makers making significant investment into R&D and the connected vehicle, the monetisation opportunities are significant. This is reflected in the growth of Silicon Valley based offices of automotive OEMs. Specific areas including fully autonomous vehicles, ADAS and predictive intelligence are the future for the automotive industry. On top of this connected car systems are moving forwards and increased uptake provides a significant long term monetisation opportunity.

    Details

    Location: Santa Clara, CA

    Target Audience: Industry Professionals and Practitioners

    June 08, 2016
    6/8/2016 - 6/9/2016

    Connected Car Data | Safety, ADAS, Autonomous | Smart Mobility | Legislation vs. Technology | Cyber Security
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    Location: Suburban Collection Showplace, Novi, MI

    Target Audience: Industry Professionals and Practitioners

    June 12, 2016
    6/12/2016 - 6/15/2016

    ITS America 2016 San Jose Expo & Conference will showcase integrated mobility systems technologies.The website will be live soon with registration and hotel information but you can sign up now to receive important San Jose updates at   www.ITSAmerica2016.org.

    Location: San Jose, CA

    Target Audience: Industry Professionals and Practitioners

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  • The Center for Advanced Automotive Technology (CAAT) at Macomb Community College is excited to announce the launch of Career Exploration Labs (CEL's), a new FREE  STEM outreach program! The purpose of the CEL's is to demonstrate to young students the exciting opportunities available in engineering by doing hands-on projects, with the intention that it will spark their interest in pursuing a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) career.

  • SAVE the DATE   The 2016 CAAT Conference, The Road to Autonomous Vehicles, will be on Friday, May 6, 2016  from 8:00am- 1:30pm at Macomb Community College South Campus Bldg K.