The following are ACP and CAR publications of interest.
The Automotive Corridor
Kim Hill, Deb Menk, Joshua Cregger, Michael Schultz
The Great Lakes region is the nation’s industrial powerhouse, and this report examines the automotive manufacturing and industry support attributes of the region in depth.
Economic Contribution of Ford's Michigan Assembly Plant to Michigan's Economy
Kim Hill, Bernard Swieki, Deb Menk, Joshua Cregger, Michael Schultz
This report examines the extensive supply chain that supports one assembly plant – Ford’s Michigan Assembly Plant (MAP) in Wayne County, Michigan.
Repurposing Former Auto Manufacturing Sites in the Midwest
Valerie Sathe Brugeman, Kristin Dziczek, Joshua Cregger
As a follow-on to the national CAR study, Repurposing Former Auto Manufacturing Facilities, and sponsored by the C.S. Mott Foundation, CAR researchers conducted a more focused look at the obstacles and catalysts for successfully repurposing former auto sites in the Midwest.
New International Trade Crossing Economic Impact Study
Kim Hill, Richard Wallace, Deb Menk, Joshua Cregger
Canada and the State of Michigan have proposed the construction of a new bridge connecting Detroit, Michigan, with Windsor, Ontario. In this study, CAR estimates the employment and economic contributions that will accrue to the region as a result of adding a second bridge
Bio-Based Materials Study
Kim Hill, Bernard Swiecki, and Joshua Cregger.
The Bio-Based Materials Automotive Value Chain study examines the bio-based automotive parts and components market and identifies several successful approaches to increase commercialization of bio-based materials in automotive components. It was completed with support from Growth Dimensions for Belvidere and Boone County, Inc., and the US. Department of Energy.
Repurposing Former Automotive Manufacturing Sites
Valerie Sathe Brugeman, Kim Hill, and Joshua Cregger.
This report, funded by the U.S. Department of Labor, offers new research on transitioning former automotive manufacturing sites to new purposes, including information from a new database that catalogues all closed facilities since 1979, and lessons learned from seven case study visits.
Contribution of the Automotive Industry to the Economies of All Fifty States and the United States.
Kim Hill, Debbie Maranger Menk, and Adam Cooper. Center for Automotive Research. Prepared for The Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, The Association of International Automobile Manufacturers, The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association, The National Automobile Dealers Association and The American International Automobile Dealers Association. January, 2010.
CAR Research Memorandum: The Economic and Fiscal Contributions of the “Cash for Clunkers” Program – National and State Effects.
Sean P. McAlinden, Yen Chen and Adam Cooper, Center for Automotive Research, Ann Arbor, MI, January, 2010.
The Economic and Environmental Impacts of a Corporate Fleet Vehicle Purchase Program.
Kim Hill and Debbie Maranger Menk, Center for Automotive Research. Prepared for AT&T, October, 2009.
CAR Research Memorandum: The Impact on the U.S. Economy of Successful versus Unsuccessful Automakers Bankruptcies.
Sean P. McAlinden, Debbie Maranger Menk, and Adam Cooper, Center for Automotive Research, Ann Arbor, MI, May, 2009.
Contribution of Honda to the Economies of Seven States and the United States.
Sean P. McAlinden, Kim Hill, David Cole and Debbie Maranger Menk, Center for Automotive Research. Prepared for American Honda Motor Co., Inc., January, 2009.
CAR Research Memorandum: The Impact on the U.S. Economy of a Major Contraction of the Detroit Three Automakers.
Sean P. McAlinden, Kristen Dziczek and Debbie Maranger Menk, Center for Automotive Research, Ann Arbor, MI, November 4, 2008.
Contribution of a Vehicle Infrastructure System to the Economy of Michigan: Economic and Industrial Impacts Update and Benefit-Cost Analysis.
Kim Hill and Debbie Maranger Menk, Center for Automotive Research. Prepared for Michigan Department of Transportation, June 2008.
Country of Origin: Is this Vehicle Domestic or Import? The U.S. Domestic Content Measurement Programs, 2008
Sean McAlinden and Debbie Maranger Menk, Center for Automotive Research. Prepared for Toyota Motor North America, Inc., April 2008.
Contribution of Toyota Motor North America to the Economies of Sixteen States and the United States, 2006.
Kim Hill and Debbie Maranger Menk, Center for Automotive Research. Prepared for Toyota Motor North America, October, 2007.
How Automakers Plan Their Products: A Primer for Policymakers on Automotive Industry Business Planning
Kim Hill, Center for Automotive Research. Prepared for the Environmental Defense Fund, July 2007.
Contribution of the Motor Vehicle Supplier Sector to the Economies of the United States and Its 50 States
Kim Hill and Debbie Menk, Center for Automotive Research. Prepared for the Motor and Equipment Manufacturers Association, January 2007.