• May 26, 2016

    Johnson Controls has announced two multi-year research projects at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW-Madison) aimed at enhancing the fuel effici

    May 26, 2016

    If indicators are correct, Apple is mining for intellectual property and knowhow to create its own electric car charging network.  According to Reuter

    May 25, 2016

    Automakers and U.S. environment regulators may begin clashing over the "54.5 mpg" fuel economy target.  Federal regulators will soon be releasing a re

    May 25, 2016

    Sweeping legislation was introduced Wednesday in the state Senate that aims to make Michigan the nation's leader in autonomous vehicle testing by allo

    May 25, 2016

    Google will open a self-driving car development center in Novi, according to John Krafcik, CEO of the tech giant's self-driving car project.

    May 24, 2016

    All three German luxury car makers now have plans to launch battery-electric vehicles before 2020 to counter the unlikely success of California's Tesl

    May 23, 2016

    A Georgia Institute of Technology research team has devised a novel way to help keep a driverless vehicle under control as it maneuvers at the edge of

    May 23, 2016

    A new test system could have a profound effect on the thermal reliability of power electronics in electric and hybrid vehicles.

    May 22, 2016

    General Motors is about to start making parts with a technique that allows it to weld steel and aluminum together.

    May 21, 2016

    The Society for Automotive Engineers International has approved publication of its first wireless charging guidelines. The "SAE TIR J2954 Wireless Pow

    May 20, 2016

    Hyundai says it will launch its next fuel cell vehicle in 2018, and that it will be another hydrogen-powered sport utility vehicle.

    May 20, 2016

    The Energy Security Leadership Council, a group of business executives and retired U.S. military officials, is calling on removal of regulatory barrie

    May 19, 2016

    The race to develop self-driving cars is heating up across the country as more vehicles equipped with sensors and equipment atop the roof show up on m

    May 11, 2016

    The self-driving car is one of the most hotly contested areas of tech development right now, with tech companies like Google (and soon maybe Apple), a

    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:

    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

    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.