• August 16, 2017

    Lightweighting tops the list of strategies automakers are using to meet the challenge of improved vehicle fuel economy ahead of the 2025 CAFE (Corpora

    August 16, 2017

    The technology to put self-driving cars on the road is here. Almost every major automotive company currently has a self-driving car either being teste

    August 14, 2017

    Researchers and grid managers have theorized that vehicle-to-grid connections could help solve some of these problems. By installing two-way connectio

    August 15, 2017

    We're living with a hydrogen fuel cell car to find out how practical the tech of the future is today. The key advantage of fuel cells is its only tail

    August 10, 2017

    Maven Gig, puts customers in GM vehicles to earn money as ride-sharing drivers. The Bolt EV is the most popular vehicle among drivers in the program.

    August 07, 2017

    Plug-in vehicles, combined with other policies, trends and technologies, clearly will take a toll on oil consumption.

    September 06, 2017
    9/6/2017 - 9/7/2017

    Current topics shaping the motor insurance space: Mobility and Autonomous, ADAS and the Connected Car Disruptor, Data Sharing and Advanced Analytics. More...

    Location: Marriott, Chicago, IL

    Target Audience: General Public;Industry Professionals and Practitioners;Researchers

    September 12, 2017
    9/12/2017 - 9/14/2017

    A showcase of advanced battery technology for electric & hybrid vehicles, utility & renewable energy support, portable electronics, medical technology, military and telecommunications. More...

    Location: Suburban Collection Showplace, Novi, Michigan

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

    September 26, 2017
    9/26/2017 - 9/27/2017

    Connected Fleets USA 2017 will assess the challenges and opportunities that new digital technologies present in managing the total costs of operating fleet  vehicles. More...

    Location: Atlanta, Georgia

    Target Audience: Educators;Industry Professionals and Practitioners

    October 02, 2017
    10/2/2017 - 10/3/2017

    Analyze the different approaches and tech developments taking place to take us from Advanced Driver-Assistance Systems (ADAS) to the automated vehicle.

    Location: Novi, MI, USA

    Target Audience:

    December 06, 2017
    12/6/2017 - 12/7/2017

    Learn about careers in automotive design, robotics, manufacturing and technology. Registration Information

    Location: Macomb South Campus Expo

    Target Audience: Students

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  • Established through a National Science Foundation grant in 2010, the CAAT supports curriculum development, industry collaboration, and community outreach to meet the need for advanced technology technicians in automotive electrification, lightweighting, alternative fuels, and connected and automated technologies.

  • WARDS Auto, July 31, 2017.   "Tool-and-die expertise is needed," Jay Baron, president and CEO of the Center for Automotive Research, "the shortage in talent has delayed vehicle launches."  The Center for Advanced Automotive Technology is working with Macomb Community College, and colleges across the country, to help fill the talent void.  CAAT helps develop curriculum for new and current technicians, as well as introducing STEM concepts and careers to students in middle and high schools.