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Welcome to the website of the United States Council for Automotive Research LLC, the collaborative technology organization of FCA US 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: USABC AWARDS $6.13 MILLION LITHIUM-ION STOP-START BATTERY TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT CONTRACT TO SAFT AMERICA

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Aug. 31, 2015 – The United States Advanced Battery Consortium LLC (USABC), a collaborative organization of FCA US LLC, Ford Motor Company and General Motors, today announced the award of a $6.13 million 12-volt stop-start battery technology development contract to Saft America Inc. of Jacksonville, Fla. [...] Read More

Press Release: TWO NEW USCAR MATERIAL HANDLING SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONS PUBLISHED BY SAE

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., July 23, 2015 – Two new specifications for material handling, developed by the USCAR Ergonomics Task Force (ETF), have recently been published by SAE International. [...] Read More

Press Release: USABC ISSUES RFPI TO DEVELOP ACTIVE MATERIALS FOR AUTOMOTIVE TRACTION BATTERY CELL APPLICATIONS

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., June 11, 2015 – The United States Advanced Battery Consortium LLC (USABC), a collaborative organization of FCA US LLC, Ford Motor Company and General Motors, has issued a request for proposal information (RFPI) for the development of battery cell active materials for use in automotive traction applications. [...] Read More

Press Release: USABC REISSUES RFPI TO DEVELOP ADVANCED BATTERY CELL FROM ACTIVE MATERIALS IN RECYCLED Li-ION BATTERIES

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., April 27, 2015 – The United States Advanced Battery Consortium LLC (USABC), a collaborative organization of FCA US LLC, Ford Motor Company and General Motors, has reissued its request for proposal information (RFPI) for the development of an advanced battery cell using recovered active materials from recycled, end-of-vehicle-life lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries.( [...] Read More

Press Release: USABC REOPENS RFPIs FOR DEVELOPMENT OF MICROPOROUS SEPARATORS AND HIGH-PERFORMANCE ELECTROLYTES

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Feb. 19, 2015 – The United States Advanced Battery Consortium LLC (USABC), a collaborative organization of FCA US LLC, Ford Motor Company and General Motors, has reopened two requests for proposal information (RFPIs): one for the development of advanced microporous separators, the other to develop high-performance electrolytes, both for lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries used in vehicle applications. [...] Read More

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