• April 23, 2014

    All-electric cars like the Nissan Leaf, Chevrolet Spark or Honda Fit EV cost less than many people think.

    April 23, 2014

    The 2014 BMW i3 electric car has represented a major risk for its maker, but at the moment, it seems to be paying off.

    April 22, 2014

    Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk on Tuesday handed over the keys to the first nine electric vehicles the California car company has sold in the country

    April 22, 2014

    The electric vehicle documentary Kick Gas is being released today, on Earth Day 2014.

    April 21, 2014

     Electric vehicles are centre stage at the Beijing International Automotive Exhibition.

    April 21, 2014

    Daimler AG, the German automotive group, Sunday unveiled plans to build an all-electric vehicle with its Chinese partner BYD.

    May 02, 2014
    5/2/2014 - 5/2/2014

    This special conference by the Center for Advanced Automotive Technology (CAAT) will be held at the Macomb Community College South Campus on May 2, 2014.

    Location: Macomb Community College South Campus

    Target Audience: Educators;Students;Industry Professionals/Practitioners;Researchers;General Public

    May 02, 2014
    5/2/2014 - 5/2/2014

    See what EVs are all about from behind the wheel. Reserve your seat today.

    Location: Macomb Community College South Campus

    Target Audience: General Public

    May 13, 2014
    5/13/2014 - 5/13/2014

    CAAT Director and Co-Principal Investigator (PI), Bob Feldmaier, has been invited to be a panelist at the National Science Foundation (NSF) Advanced Technological Education (ATE) Day event in Charleston, South Carolina. The event is being hosted by the Center for Aviation & Automotive Technical Education using Virtual E-Schools (CA2VES) and Clemson University on May 13, 2014. Over 20 technical colleges have been invited to attend from South Carolina, North Carolina and Georgia.

    Location: Charleston, South Carolina

    Target Audience:

    May 19, 2014
    5/19/2014 - 5/20/2014

    University Bound is a summer program co-sponsored by the CAAT, Wayne State University (WSU), Macomb Community College (MCC), and the National Science Foundation (NSF). The program is targeted towards community college students considering transferring to WSU or other baccalaureate granting institutions. It's an opportunity for students to get acquainted with campus life. In the program, students attend two days of workshops geared at improving their college experience and supporting their goal of graduating with a bachelor's degree. Linking the two days of workshops is an overnight stay in one of WSU's dormitories.

    Location: Macomb Community College (MCC)

    Target Audience: Students

    May 28, 2014
    5/28/2014 - 5/29/2014

    The CAAT will co-sponsor the PlugVolt Energy Storage Seminar which will take place on May 28-29, 2014 and is being hosted by NextEnergy at the NextEnergy Center in Detroit, MI. It is anticipated that the event will be attended by approximately 100 people.

    Location: NextEnergy Center in Detroit, MI.

    Target Audience: Educators;Students;Industry Professionals/Practitioners;Researchers;General Public

    June 07, 2014
    6/7/2014 - 6/7/2014

    CAAT will be participating at the 6th Annual Michigan Electric Vehicle Show & Rally.

    Location: Schoolcraft College - Livonia MI

    Target Audience: Educators;Students;Industry Professionals/Practitioners;Researchers;General Public

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  • This FREE conference will focus on the future of the automotive industry and may include an optional electric vehicle ride & drive. Keynote speakers include Nigel Francis, senior vice president, Automotive Industry Office, Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC), John McElroy, host "Autoline Daily" and WWJ News Radio 950, and Kristin Dziczek, director, Labor and Industry Group, Center for Automotive Research (CAR). 

  • The Electrifying Ride and Drive will be at Macomb Community College on Friday May 2 3-8 p.m.  Featured Electric Vehicles include: Chevrolet Volt, Nissan Leaf, Ford Focus EV, Ford Fusion Hybrid, Ford C-Max Plug-In Hybrid, Toyota Prius, Toyota Highlander Hybrid, and Tesla Model S.