• May 04, 2016

    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV and Google's self-driving car division expect a new partnership to start testing self-driving minivans by year's end.

    May 04, 2016

    In another notable moment for 3D printing technologies, consulting and market research firm Frost & Sullivan has named Divergent 3D, the manufacturing

    May 03, 2016

    Tesla knows that sharing is caring. In fact, several elements first seen on the Model X, including a grille-free face and that bioweapon-mitigating HE

    May 02, 2016

    The steering wheel slowly retracted into the dashboard as David Muyres' car switched into self-driving mode.

    April 28, 2016

    Interest is growing for active safety and automated convenience features in new vehicles, however the majority of consumers aren't interested in a ful

    April 28, 2016

    Ford Motor Co. is working on a long-range electric vehicle to rival the 200-mile Tesla Model 3 and General Motors Co. Bolt EV, President and CEO Mark

    April 28, 2016

    Inspired by the humble cactus, a new type of membrane has the potential to significantly boost the performance of fuel cells and transform the electri

    April 28, 2016

    Jeffrey Grossman thinks we've been looking at coal all wrong. Instead of just setting it afire, thus ignoring the molecular complexity of this highly

    April 27, 2016

    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV's most important product of the year - the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica minivan - is arriving at dealerships with high expectat

    April 27, 2016

    General Motors will invest $118 million into its Bay City Powertrain plant, creating 29 new jobs and retaining 67 positions, the company announced Wed

    April 27, 2016

    Elon Musk recently touted that his company is working on an electric car model that will even be more affordable than the Tesla Model 3.

    April 27, 2016

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel's government reached a deal with automakers to jointly spend 1.2 billion euros ($1.4 billion) on incentives to boost s

    April 27, 2016

    General Motors Co. said Wednesday that it has named Jeffrey A. Taylor as deputy general counsel and chief compliance officer.

    April 27, 2016

    Electric vehicles make up less than 1% of the Chinese car market, but they took the spotlight at the Beijing auto show.

    April 27, 2016

    Ford said Tuesday it will invest $1.4 billion to overhaul its Livonia Transmission Plant so it can build an all-new transmission for its F-150 pickups

    April 26, 2016

    China has set six straight annual records for the most new vehicles bought by any country in the 150-year history of the automobile.

    April 26, 2016

    Current Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards require carmakers to achieve a fleetaverage of 54.5 mpg by 2025.  That standard, which equates

    April 26, 2016

    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV CEO Sergio Marchionne revealed several insights to its North American production plans that will impact thousands of work

    April 26, 2016

    Ford Motor Co., Google Inc., Volvo Cars, Uber and Lyft have formed a new coalition to urge lawmakers to take action on regulations surrounding self-dr

    April 25, 2016

    Even with gas prices near their lowest point in more than a decade, Americans are still concerned about the fuel economy of their cars.

    April 25, 2016

    Depending on the point of view, Ford's new speed-limiting technology either helps lead foots curb their appetite for speed or represents a further int

    April 25, 2016

    Ford Mondeo and Ford Transit Custom have been crowned the best vehicles in their classes at the prestigious "Car of the Year" award presentation in Mo

    April 23, 2016

    Regulators around the world are getting tougher on automakers after a series of cheating scandals on fuel economy and emissions, with China set to bec

    April 23, 2016

    What will race cars look like in 2030? Will they be remote-control driven drones? Will they drive upside down through super loops? Will they run on hy

    April 22, 2016

    The toughest, smartest, most capable and safest F-150 ever is also the greenest F-150 - thanks to advanced materials like high-strength, military-grad

    April 22, 2016

    For the first time, Ford Motor Co. will sell an F-150 pickup in China - the tricked-out, off-road Raptor.

    April 22, 2016

     Ignition interlock devices used in state sobriety courts have been successful in reducing recidivism for chronic drunken drivers, according to a stud

    April 22, 2016

    General Motors Co.'s former vice chairman who helped turn the company around following its 2009 bankruptcy is retiring from the board of directors.

    April 22, 2016

    General Motors Co. is temporarily closing four North American assembly plants after a parts shortage following recent deadly earthquakes in Japan.

    April 21, 2016

    A global company is investing in R&D right here in metro Detroit. P3 Automotive just unveiled its Mobility Innovation Center in Southfield.

    April 21, 2016

    Who says playing around is a waste of time?

    April 21, 2016

    Tesla' s mission to bring the latest in automotive technology into the hands of its customers took an ironic turn with the introduction of the Autopil

    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
    Click here for more information.

    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

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

    The mission of The Garden Party Foundation (TGPF) is to provide trade school scholarships to underprivileged young adults. TGPF believes that the purpose of education is to teach students skills allowing them the opportunity to create their own self-sustainable life, which goes hand in hand with TGPF’s intention…to help one student at a time reach their dreams.

    Macomb Community College Applied Technologies Programs are a beneficiary of The Garden Party fundraiser.  The funds from The Garden Party will provide support for apprenticeships and scholarships for those who are in apprenticeship programs that want to complete their associate degree.  


    The goal of The Garden Party event is to create a pleasant Sunday afternoon. Pleasing to the eye, the palate and for its charitable aspect – pleasing to the soul.


    For more information:
    http://www.thegardenpartymichigan.org/



    Location: Meadow Brook Hall

    Target Audience:

    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


    Location: 
    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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  • Register now for the 2016 CAAT Conference, The Road to Autonomous Vehicles , Friday, May 6th. Seating is limited.  Learn about the complexities of developing automated and connected vehicles. The keynote speaker is Jeff Klei, President, NAFTA Region, Continental Automotive Divisions. Three Tech Talk sessions will discuss the Challenges, Infrastructure, and Cybersecurity of automated and connected vehicles.

  • CAAT STEM Labs are in the News!  This Detroit New 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.