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

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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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Press Release: USCAR'S EWCAP UPDATES USCAR-21 CRIMP PERFORMANCE SPEC TO ADDRESS HIGHER ELECTRICAL LOADS IN VEHICLES

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Dec. 4, 2014 – Continuing its work in advancing new automotive technologies, the Electrical Wiring Component Applications Partnership (EWCAP) recently updated its USCAR-21 Crimp Performance Specification to address the higher loads of increasingly electrified vehicles. [...] Read More

Press Release: USABC AWARDS $2.68 MILLION CONTRACT TO MAXWELL TECHNOLOGIES TO DEVELOP STOP-START BATTERY SYSTEM

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Nov. 3, 2014 – The United States Advanced Battery Consortium LLC (USABC), a collaborative organization operated by Chrysler Group LLC, Ford Motor Company and General Motors, today announced the award of a $2.68 million advanced battery technology development contract for the development of a high-performance, hybrid energy storage system for automotive stop-start applications to Maxwell Technologies Inc. of San Diego, Calif. [...] Read More

Press Release: USABC ISSUES RFPI TO DEVELOP HIGH-PERFORMANCE ELECTROLYTES FOR AUTOMOTIVE Li-ION BATTERIES

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Oct. 17, 2014 – The United States Advanced Battery Consortium LLC (USABC), a collaborative organization operated by Chrysler Group LLC, Ford Motor Company and General Motors, has issued a request for proposal information (RFPI) for the development of advanced high-performance electrolytes for lithium-ion batteries used in vehicle applications. [...] Read More

Press Release: USABC REOPENS 4 RFPIs FOR DEVELOPMENT OF ADVANCED HIGH-PERFORMANCE BATTERIES FOR VEHICLE APPLICATIONS

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Oct. 8, 2014 – The United States Advanced Battery Consortium LLC (USABC), a collaborative organization operated by Chrysler Group LLC, Ford Motor Company and General Motors, has reopened four requests for proposal information (RFPIs) for the development of advanced high-performance batteries for vehicle applications. [...] Read More

Press Release: USABC ISSUES RFPI TO DEVELOP AN ADVANCED MICROPOROUS SEPARATOR FOR AUTOMOTIVE Li-ION BATTERIES

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Sept. 18, 2014 – The United States Advanced Battery Consortium LLC (USABC), a collaborative organization operated by Chrysler Group LLC, Ford Motor Company and General Motors, has issued a request for proposal information (RFPI) for the development of an advanced microporous separator for lithium-ion batteries used in vehicle applications. [...] Read More

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