The price of lithium-ion cells for battery packs are dropping fast.
The DOE has offered a conditional commitment to lend Alcoa $259 million to expand automotive aluminum sheet production.
Nvidia's Drive PX is a "self-driving car computer" that uses deep learning.
Renault Twizy, a $7,600 “car” that 14-year-olds can now legally drive. (France)
Add Richard Branson’s Virgin to the list of companies.
Forget about Google and Audi and Nissan promising we’ll see autonomous cars within the next few years.
Today a report was released revealing that the global market for EVs stands at 740,000 cars, with almost half being registered in 2014.
Foxconn Technology Group is moving ahead with its own plans to bring an electric-powered vehicle to China.
Volkswagen Group plans to rollout electric and fuel cell models in VW, Audi, and Porsche brands.
Renault-Nissan Alliance head Carlos Ghosn has said he plans to bring an autonomous connected car to the market in 2016.
This event will feature the report results with a panel discussion on business opportunities, technology demonstrations, and presentations. Click here for more information.
Location: Macomb Community College South Campus
Target Audience: Industry Professionals and Practitioners
The CAAT has joined IWITTS and several other NSF ATE Center partners to promote a FREE STEM Success for Women Telesummit on Empowering Educators to Recruit and Retain More Women in STEM.
Target Audience: Educators
The SAE 2015 World Congress assembles the best talent in the automotive industry; experts, management teams, engineers, and executives alike gather to collaborate and address current challenges, seek new windows for discovery and exploration, and promote the multitude of opportunities fundamental for a successful future. This year’s theme, Leading Mobility Innovation, expresses the dawning of a new day in the automotive industry. It is a call to arms – a challenge to all engineers to create mobility for the future through innovative technologies. Become inspired, join us at SAE 2015 World Congress. Click here for more information.
Location: Detroit, Michigan, USA, Cobo Center
Target Audience: Educators;Students;Industry Professionals and Practitioners;Researchers
Next Generation Batteries consists of three concurrent tracks, including Next-Generation Materials, Chemistries & Technologies, Lithium Battery Safety, and Grid-Scale Energy Storage. Click here for more information.
Location: San Diego, CA
Target Audience: Industry Professionals and Practitioners;Researchers
This FREE conference by the Center for Advanced Automotive Technology (CAAT) will be held at Macomb Community College's South Campus on May 1, 2015. Based on positive feedback received from last year's attendees, we will repeat our popular half-day format! The event is targeted towards automotive industry workforce development representatives as well as secondary and postsecondary automotive educators, counselors and school administrators. It is co-sponsored by the Center for Automotive Research (CAR), the Design and Manufacturing Alliance (DMA), and SAE International. Learn more here.
Location: Macomb Community College 14500 E. 12 Mile Road, Warren, MI USA 48088
The World Electric Vehicle Symposium and Exhibition (EVS) is one of the oldest world-wide symposiums. Since 1969, the EVS series has been held every 12-18 months rotating among North America, Europe and Asia. With a history spanning 5 decades, the EVS symposium has become the utmost academic forum for sharing experience and global networking. Click here for more information.
Location: Kintex, Goyang, Korea
University Bound is a summer program co-sponsored by the Center for Advanced Automotive Technology, Wayne State University, Macomb Community College, and the National Science Foundation. Click here for more information.
Location: Wayne State University Main Campus
Target Audience: Students
This spring, Macomb Community College will host the Automotive Design and Engineering Career Expo (recently renamed) for hundreds of local middle and high school students at Macomb Community College's South Campus Expo Center in Warren, MI. Students attending the event will be able to interact with leading designers, engineers, and state of the art technology, which will hopefully inspire them to consider rewarding careers in vehicle design and/or engineering. Click here for more information.
Location: Macomb Community College Expo Center
This is the annual IARIA conference. Click here for more information.
Location: Rome, Italy
The Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITS America) is excited to host its 25th Annual Meeting and Expo in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Make plans to join the more than 2,000 industry business leaders, manufactures, investors, researchers, elected officials and policymakers, engineers and public sector participants, as we explore the bridges to innovation through ITS technologies. Click here for more information.
Location: Pittsburg, PA
Plastics have played a huge role in 'driving' the success of the automotive industry for several decades. But never before have we seen the incredible advancements in plastics for the automotive industry that we're seeing today to meet the demand of vehicle light-weighting, aesthetics and quality. Industry leaders will convene at "Plastics-in-Motion" to discuss the challenges and explore new opportunities in the use of plastics in the automotive industry. Click here for more info.
Location: Adoba Hotel, Dearborn, Michigan
With over 3,000 senior attendees, TU-Automotive Detroit is the world's largest event dedicated to the evolution of automotive technology and its connected car, auto-mobility and autonomous use-cases. Click here for more information.
Location: Novi, MI
See current hybrid, battery electric and electric propulsion vehicles on display. Featured are vehicles currently offered on the market and safe, successful conversions from gas to electric, or from hybrid to plug-in hybrid. Meet electric vehicle owners, ride in an electric vehicle, discuss living with electric vehicles on a daily basis and gain insights into the economic, political and environmental impact of electric vehicles. Click here for more details.
Location: Schoolcraft College, Livonia MI
Target Audience: General Public
ITEC is aimed at helping the industry in the transition from conventional vehicles to advanced electrified vehicles. The conference is focused on components, systems, standards, and grid interface technologies, related to efficient power conversion for all types of electrified transportation, including electric vehicles, hybrid electric vehicles, and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (EVs, HEVs, and PHEVs) as well as heavy-duty, rail, and off-road vehicles and airplanes and ships. Click here for more info.
Location: Adoba Hotel Dearborn - Detroit 600 Town Center Drive, Dearborn, Michigan, USA 48126-2793
Target Audience: Educators;Students;Industry Professionals and Practitioners;Researchers;General Public
The ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition is the only conference dedicated to all disciplines of engineering education. It is committed to fostering the exchange of ideas, enhancing teaching methods and curriculum, and providing prime networking opportunities for engineering and technology education stakeholders such as deans, faculty members and industry and government representatives. Click here for more information.
Location: Seattle, Washington
Target Audience: Educators;Students
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Location: Stuttgart, Germany
To find out more about the 42nd annual NACAT Conference click here.
Location: Joliet, IL
HI-TEC is a national conference on advanced technological education where secondary and postsecondary educators, counselors, industry professionals, trade organizations, and technicians can update their knowledge and skills. Charged with Educating America’s Technical Workforce, the event focuses on the preparation needed by the existing and future workforce for companies in the high-tech sectors that drive our nation’s economy. Click here for more information.
Location: Portland, Oregon
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Location: Mission Pointe Resort on Mackinac Island
Location: Traverse City, MI
For nearly 50 years, the CAR Management Briefing Seminars have delivered thought leadership on the most important issues facing the automotive industry. Click here for more information.
The Global Automotive Lightweight Materials (GALM) series of conferences are one of the flagship series of events run by London Business Conferences Group. Click here for more information.
Location: Cobo Center, Detroit MI
The Harper Charity Cruise is a premier summer event in the City of St. Clair Shores. Click here for more info.
Location: Harper Road, St. Clair Shores, MI
Attendance at National Drive Electric Week 2014 more than doubled that of last year’s celebration with over 90,000 people participating in 152 events in 150 cities in 39 U.S. states and in Italy, Canada and The Netherlands.In 2013, roughly 35,000 people attended events in 98 cities. Click Here for more information.
Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology Expo is the premier showcase for electric and hybrid vehicle technology and innovation. Based in Detroit, Michigan, the capital of EV manufacturing in America, Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology Expo will highlight advances right across the powertrain and across a wide range of vehicles from passenger and commercial to off-highway industrial vehicles. Click here for more information.
Location: Novi, Michigan
The Battery Show 2015 is the premier showcase of the latest advanced battery technology. The exhibition hall offers a platform to launch new products, make new contacts and maintain existing relationships. With more qualified buyers and decision makers than any other event in North America, The Battery Show 2015 is the key to unlocking your future business opportunities.
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The CAAT will hold its annual conference on Friday, May 1, 2015, at Macomb Community College’s South Campus in Warren, MI. Be sure to register now to attend this increasingly popular automotive event!
This spring, Macomb Community College will host the Automotive Design and Engineering Career Expo for hundreds of local middle and high school students at Macomb Community College's South Campus Expo Center in Warren, MI.