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  • 2009 State of Michigan Green Jobs Report No Rating Yet
    This report was the first of its kind to analyze the green job market in MI (3% of workforce) through an analytical (industrial and occupational trends), qualitative (focus groups), and quantitative (employer survey) approach. It’s concluded that the MI green job market has further potential and is growing despite an economic downturn.
  • 2013 CAR Breakfast Briefing Series - Automotive Fuels and Emissions: Policies, Compliance, & Potential Impact of Future Technologies No Rating Yet
    This resource contains presentations from one of the Center for Automotive Research’s (CAR’s) breakfast briefings titled “Automotive Fuels and Emissions: Policies, Compliance, & Potential Impact of Future Technologies.” At the briefing presenters discussed the strategic implications of Tier 3 regulations which will soon be finalized and may impact future technology decisions in a multitude of ways. Included in this resource are the presentations from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Volkswagen, and Bosch utilized at the briefing.
  • 2013 CAR Management Briefing Seminars No Rating Yet
    This resource contains presentations from the Center for Automotive Research (CAR) 2013 Management Briefing Seminars held August 5-8, 2013. With over 900 attendees from industry, government, media, and academia, the event featured outstanding presentations from industry thought leaders as well as various networking and social events. Using CAR research as a foundation, these seminars revolved around global manufacturing strategies, lightweighting, connected vehicles, powertrain developments, sales forecasting, purchasing, policy, designing for technology, and capital investment.
  • 2016 CAR Management Briefing Seminars No Rating Yet
    This resource contains presentations from the Center for Automotive Research (CAR) 2016 Management Briefing Seminars held August 1-4, 2016. With attendees from industry, government, the financial community, media, and academia, the event featured outstanding presentations from industry thought leaders as well as various networking and social events. Using CAR research as a foundation, these seminars revolved around the most important issues facing the automotive industry today.
  • 2017 WSU Advanced Automotive Technology Professional Development Course No Rating Yet
    The Wayne State University (WSU) Advanced Automotive Technology professional development workshop held on July 11-12, 2017.
  • 2018 WSU Electric-Drive Vehicle Technology Professional Development Course No Rating Yet
    The Wayne State University (WSU) Electric-Drive Vehicle Technology professional development workshop presented at Sinclair Community College on October 2-3, 2018. Continue to the bottom of the page for the Resource Links.
  • A Simple High-Performance Matrix-Free Biomass Molten Carbonate Fuel Cell Without CO2 Recirculation No Rating Yet
    An article published by the American Association for the Advancement of Science demonstrating a high-performance matrix-free MCFC without CO2 recirculation.
  • Alternative Fuels First Responder Training Modules No Rating Yet
    These modules were originally presented to First Responders during a two-day workshop at the North Carolina Solar Center (now known as the North Carolina Clean Energy Technology Center) and were taught by National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium trained instructors. Three separate modules were used to educate them on the properties, technology, and safety precautions to take when working with alternative fuel vehicles utilizing gaseous fuels, biofuels, and electric drivetrains.
  • Alternative Fuels ITS Benefits, Costs, and Lessons Learned No Rating Yet
    A fact sheet that focuses on the benefits of using alternative fuels for vehicles, the associated costs and how to overcome the perceived limitations. Continue to the bottom of the page for the Resource Link.
  • AUTO-1440 - Hybrid Electric Vehicle Fundamentals No Rating Yet
    A three credit course offered at Macomb Community College including all educational materials, besides quizzes and exams, discussing hybrid electric vehicle fundamentals. Topics include alternative fuels, hybrid batteries and accessories, hybrid maintenance and diagnostics, regenerative braking, and safety procedures.