WILLIAM FORD JR. SAYS FATES OF FORD, DETROIT ARE TIED

4:30 pm EST – The Detroit News: The Final Word

William Ford Jr. said at the 2019 North American International Auto Show today that the fates of Detroit and of Ford Motor Co. are tied irreversibly together as the automaker deals with the future of electrified and autonomous vehicles and as the…

COMPANIES, ALUMNI HAIL IMPACT OF FIRST ROBOTICS

3:30 pm EST – OESA: Electrification and Advanced Vehicle Technology

The technologies to produce an electrified, automated vehicle revolution may be in pace before consumers are ready to embrace enough of the most advanced vehicles to make them economically feasible, said panelists at an…

COMPANIES, ALUMNI HAIL IMPACT OF FIRST ROBOTICS

3:15 pm EST – Lifelong Learning: Anticipating Your Next Career Shift

One key for the auto industry to be able to advance in the era of electric and automated vehicles is to recruit enough people with the right skills to fill the estimated half-million new jobs in the United States that will be…

COMPANIES, ALUMNI HAIL IMPACT OF FIRST ROBOTICS

2:15 pm EST – FIRST Robotics: From Competition to Career

The FIRST robotics program at thousands of American high schools has formed an important pathway to careers for young STEM workers and an increasingly significant recruitment platform for companies in the auto industry, said panelists in…

CONSUMER RELUCTANCE LEADS OBSTACLES TO E-MOBILITY

1:00 pm EST – Emobility: What Are We Waiting For? Overcoming Obstacles for Mass Adoption 

A number of obstacles have been preventing widespread adoption of electric mobility, especially in the United States, and automotive OEMs and suppliers must deal realistically with those challenges to…