<img height="1" width="1" style="display:none" src="https://www.facebook.com/tr?id=1018706268302959&amp;ev=PageView&amp;noscript=1">
((o
Knowledge • News • Insights
 o))
In Partnership With

What's New in the Blog

Building The Mobility Ecosystem

Michigan Business Beat
August 12, 2019 1:00 PM

The Michigan Business Network was on the road to the Traverse City Resort and Spa for the Management Briefing Seminars. MBS 2019 is put on by the Center for Automotive Research (CAR) and this year the focus was on the auto industry's commitment to change. The three day included more than 1,000 stakeholders, automakers, suppliers, startups, media, government. One of the panel discussions was on Building the Mobility Ecosystem and how stakeholders are developing the mobility ecosystem of the future. 

Read More

5 Questions for Rich Sheridan – CEO of Menlo Innovations and MBS Keynote Speaker

Michigan Business Network
June 4, 2019 7:00 AM

Menlo Innovations CEO Rich Sheridan became disillusioned in the middle of his career in the chaotic technology industry. He had an all-consuming thought…things can be better. Much better. He had to find a way. Why couldn’t a workplace be filled with camaraderie, human energy, creativity, and productivity?

Read More

CAR’s Automotive Communities Partnership (ACP) Expands Nationwide

Michigan Business Network
January 24, 2019 4:00 PM

CAR’s Automotive Communities Partnership (ACP) Expands Nationwide

The automotive industry is a key target for economic developers looking to grow the economy and employment in their region. Automaker and supplier facilities typically offer above-average pay and benefits – and deep automotive supply chains bring the potential for additional investments to follow. Automotive assembly plants, perhaps the holy grail of the economic development world, typically create ten additional jobs in the overall U.S. economy for each job at the plant. The automotive industry is therefore likely to remain a critical part of the economic development portfolio of communities around the country.

Read More

Additive Manufacturing: The “Cool Factor” in Manufacturing

Michigan Business Network
October 9, 2018 3:00 PM

News Release Provided by Center for Automotive Research

The challenges of designing innovative products are to balance power, speed, weight, accuracy, strength, and cost. Additive manufacturing (AM) reduces product development lead times and provides geometric freedom, part consolidation, and design individuality. Additive manufacturing or 3D printing is not a new technology. Additive manufacturing first emerged in 1987 with stereolithography (SL), a process that solidifies thin layers of ultraviolet (UV) light‐sensitive liquid polymer using a laser. Since then, various other technologies have been invented such as fused deposition modeling (FDM), Selective Laser Sintering (SLS), PolyJet, Electron Beam Melting (EBM), etc.

Read More

Talent Gap Impacts Automotive Industry

Michigan Business Beat
January 15, 2018 12:00 PM

Chris Holman welcomes good friend of MBN Dr. David E. Cole. Dr. Cole is currently the Chairman Emeritus Center for Automotive Research and has some automotive stories of note from 2017, things to look forward to in 2018. They also cover the lack of talent and how it is affecting the automotive industry and job opportunities in manufacturing. 

Dr. Cole is also looking forward to the great things happening with this year's NAIAS, the North American International Auto Show, which gets underway in Detroit, MI, this week.

Read More

02-08-2017: Cross-Border Collaboration: Driving Regional Competitiveness in Advanced Mobility

Michigan Business Network
January 24, 2017 5:00 PM

This CAR Industry Briefing event will provide a forum for organizations leading the way to next-generation automotive and mobility technologies to present their latest developments and shed light on transportation of the future - expanding the boundaries of innovation and promoting regional competitiveness.

Read More

07-31-2017: CAR Management Briefing Seminars

Michigan Business Network
January 10, 2017 10:00 AM

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 representatives from the financial community, academia, labor, government and business and automotive press gather to connect and focus on the issues impacting the industry and the pathways to success. We look forward to seeing you in 2017.

Read More

02-08-2017: Cross-Border Collaboration: Driving Regional Competitiveness in Advanced Mobility

Michigan Business Network
January 4, 2017 11:00 AM

Across Michigan and Ontario, vehicle manufacturers, suppliers, universities, government agencies, and other organizations are collaborating on the development of connected and automated vehicle technology and other new mobility technologies. To further expand the boundaries of innovation and promote regional competitiveness, the State of Michigan and the Province of Ontario are working together under a memorandum of understanding (MOU) signed in August 2016.
  

Read More

Recent Research at Center for Automotive Research

Michigan Business Network
March 7, 2016 11:00 AM

Recent Research Publications from CAR (Center for Automotive Research):

Read More

NEWER POSTS  |  ALL POSTS  |  OLDER POSTS  |