• July 22, 2014

    Tesla Motors Inc. halted production at its sole assembly plant for the first time for a revamp.

    July 22, 2014

    Ford has been showing off its Lightweight Concept vehicle, which uses several advanced lightweighting materials to reduce the overall weight.

    July 22, 2014

    The Zelectric Beetle gives the classic Volkswagen Beetle a whole new lease on life.

    July 21, 2014

    Researchers found that 36 percent of buyers surveyed didn't care what material their truck was made of, as long as it offered the same capability.

    July 21, 2014

    It's quick, efficient, looks good to most eyes and can compete with most fossil-fueled equivalents on even footing.

    July 16, 2014

    Tesla Motors Former Senior Director of Finance Ryan Popple discusses his tenure at Tesla and his outlook for electric vehicles on “In The Loop.”

    July 28, 2014
    7/28/2014 - 7/30/2014

    Plug-In 2014 is the premier electric vehicle conference in the United States and the best venue to discuss, debate, and move forward on the key policy, technology, and market issues critical to the long-term success of electric vehicles.

    Location: San Jose McEnery Convention Center, San Jose, Calif

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

    August 04, 2014
    8/4/2014 - 8/7/2014

    For nearly 50 years, the CAR Management Briefing Seminars have delivered thought leadership on the most important issues facing the automotive industry--and the strategies to succeed.

    Location: Traverse City, MI

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

    August 27, 2014
    8/27/2014 - 8/27/2014

    The Harper Charity Cruise is a premier summer event in the City of St. Clair Shores.

    Location: Harper Road, St. Clair Shores, MI

    Target Audience: General Public

    September 07, 2014
    9/7/2014 - 9/11/2014

    The Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITS America) is proud to host the 2014 World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems, September 7-11, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan in partnership with ERTICO and ITS Asia-Pacific.

    Location: Detroit, Michigan

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

    September 14, 2014
    9/14/2014 - 9/21/2014

    National Drive Electric Week, September 15-21, 2014, is a nationwide celebration to heighten awareness of today's widespread availability of plug-in vehicles and highlight the benefits of all-electric and plug-in hybrid-electric cars, trucks, motorcycles, and more.

    Location: National Event

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

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  • The CAAT is sponsoring four Summer Junior Career Camps for middle school students through Macomb Community College's College for Kids (C4K) program, which provides educational opportunities and a college campus connection for students ages 3-17. Through fun activities utilizing basic engineering principles, students will learn and succeed through personal achievement. These Junior Career Camps will be held at Macomb Community College's South Campus from late July through mid August.

  • Kent Career and Technical Center developed a project-based curriculum through seed funding from the CAAT that revolves around the construction of a working electric powered vehicle that will be entered into an Electrathon America race. The curriculum developed includes mathematics and science standards for Physics, P1-P4, with an emphasis on forces and motion, energy, and electricity for grades 9-12.