Education

More vehicles, walkers join accident prevention study

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 21, 2014
The University of Michigan plans to triple the number of study vehicles outfitted with vehicle-to-vehicle communications, the next phase of a road test of equipment designed to prevent accidents.... Read More »

 

Barra is first GMI graduate to be auto CEO

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 17, 2014
Here's another bit of Mary Barra trivia: She's the first graduate of General Motors Institute (now Kettering University) to become CEO of GM or any automaker.... Read More »

 

A crushing loss: School's out for vintage Vipers

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 10, 2014
It's a sight almost too painful for sports car aficionados to view: a large backhoe crashing down on a perfectly good classic Dodge Viper and crushing the life out of it. It's happening to 93 Vipers at vocational schools across the country.... Read More »

 

Northwood honors dealers who support education

4:02 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 24, 2014
Northwood University in Midland, Mich., will present 10 Dealer Education Awards at a breakfast Sunday at the Westin New Orleans Canal Place.... Read More »

 

Ford teams with universities on automated driving research

1:03 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 22, 2014
Ford said today it is launching a new research project into automated driving technology with two top universities in the United States.... Read More »

 

New Northwood degrees target GM dealership staff

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 30, 2013
General Motors has partnered with Northwood University to offer bachelor's and master's degrees tailored for GM dealership employees. Northwood will offer a 30-month executive MBA program that mixes in GM-specific case studies and projects.... Read More »

 

LEARNING LAB

Stanford innovation center studies the auto's past, plans for its future

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 3, 2013
Drawing on Stanford's resources, the Automotive Innovation Facility in Palo Alto, Calif., has become an academic hothouse for all things automotive. It's a think-big tank that looks at everything from how body panels corrode to the history of iconic cars -- not just to solve today's problems but to understand the future of personal transportation and to plan for it.... Read More »

 

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