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UNITED STATES COUNCIL FOR AUTOMOTIVE RESEARCH LLC

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Sharing Technology for a Stronger America

Welcome to the website of the United States Council for Automotive Research LLC, the collaborative technology company of Ford Motor Company, General Motors and Stellantis.

 

About USCAR

The United States Council for Automotive Research (USCAR) was founded in 1992. Its goal is to further strengthen the technology base of the U.S. auto industry through cooperative research and development.

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USCAR's main focus is to:
  • Create, support and direct U.S. cooperative research and development to advance automotive technologies.
  • Be responsive to the needs of our environment and society and include the appropriate public and private stakeholders.
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News Release: USCAR ANNOUNCES PUBLICATION OF “ROADMAP FOR AUTOMOTIVE ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING"

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Sept. 24, 2021 – The United States Council for Automotive Research LLC (USCAR) today announced the publication of its “Roadmap for Automotive Additive Manufacturing,” to better understand and communicate the opportunities and pathways for more widespread, efficient and sustainable use of additive manufacturing (AM) in automotive production plants. [...] Read More

News Release: USABC AWARDS $487,310 BEYOND LITHIUM-ION TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT PROGRAM CONTRACT TO ION STORAGE SYSTEMS

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Aug. 11, 2021The United States Advanced Battery Consortium LLC (USABC), a subsidiary of the United States Council for Automotive Research LLC (USCAR), today announced the award of a $487,310 contract to Ion Storage Systems in College Park, Maryland for a beyond lithium-ion technology assessment program. [...] Read More

News Release: USABC AWARDS $7.5 MILLION PRE-LITHIATION EV BATTERY CELL TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT CONTRACT TO APPLIED MATERIALS

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., May 19, 2021 The United States Advanced Battery Consortium LLC (USABC), a subsidiary of the United States Council for Automotive Research LLC (USCAR), today announced the award of a $7.5 million technology development contract to Applied Materials, Inc. in Santa Clara, California for an advanced lithium-ion battery based on pre-lithiated silicon-graphite technology for electric vehicles (EV). [...] Read More

News Release: USABC AWARDS $2 MILLION BATTERY RECYCLING TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT CONTRACT TO WPI

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., May 13, 2021 – The United States Advanced Battery Consortium LLC (USABC), a subsidiary of the United States Council for Automotive Research LLC (USCAR), today announced the award of a $2 million contract to Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) in Worcester, Massachusetts for battery recycling technology development. [...] Read More

News Release: USABC AWARDS $4.1 MILLION LOW-COST/FAST-CHARGE EV BATTERY TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT CONTRACT TO FARASIS ENERGY USA

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., May 6, 2021 – The United States Advanced Battery Consortium LLC (USABC), a subsidiary of the United States Council for Automotive Research LLC (USCAR), today announced the award of a $4.1 million technology development contract to Farasis Energy USA in Hayward, California for a low-cost/fast-charge (LC/FC) electric vehicle (EV) battery program. [...] Read More

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