CAR Management Briefing Seminars

(July 31 - August 3, 2017)Grand Traverse Resort, Traverse City, Michigan. Initiated by the University of Michigan in 1965, the first Center for Automotive Research Management Briefing Seminars (CAR MBS) hosted only 30 people. When the industry was at its highest number of employment, the event grew to attract more than 1,400 attendees annually from more than 35 states and 15 countries−representing industry, academia, media and the government. CAR MBS leads the industry in providing a context for auto industry stakeholders to discuss critical issues and emerging trends while fostering new industry relationships in daily networking sessions. Seminars include targeted sessions on manufacturing strategy, vehicle lightweighting, connected and automated vehicles, advanced powertrain, supply chain, sales forecasting, purchasing, talent and designing for technology. 

Center for Automotive Research (CAR)