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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 $7 MILLION CONTRACT TO 24M TO DEVELOP LOWER COST EV BATTERIES, MANUFACTURING PROCESS

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., June 27, 2016 – 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 $7 million contract to 24M Technologies Inc. in Cambridge, Massachusetts, to leverage its breakthrough cell design and manufacturing process to deliver lower cost, automotive lithium-ion batteries, demonstrating their potential for mass production. [...] Read More

Press Release: USABC AWARDS $4 MILLION CONTRACT TO SiNODE SYSTEMS TO HELP COMMERCIALIZE HIGH-ENERGY ANODE MATERIALS

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., June 20, 2016 – 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 $4 million contract to SiNode Systems in Chicago, Illinois, to help commercialize high-energy anode materials for advanced battery applications in vehicles. [...] Read More

Press Release: USABC AWARDS $2.2 MILLION TO SOULBRAIN MI TO DEVELOP ADVANCED Li-ION BATTERY ELECTROLYTE SOLUTIONS

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Feb. 29, 2016 – 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 $2.2 million contract to soulbrain MI Inc., in Northville, Michigan, for development of enhanced electrolyte solutions for automotive lithium-ion battery applications. [...] Read More

Press Release: USABC AWARDS $1 MILLION TO WORCESTER POLYTECHNIC TO DEVELOP PROCESS FOR RECYCLED PHEV BATTERY CELLS

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Feb. 17, 2016 – 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 $1 million contract to Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) in Worcester, Massachusetts, for the scale-up and development of its lithium-ion battery recycling process to produce plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) battery cells made with recovered cathode material. [...] Read More

Press Release: USABC ISSUES RFPI TO DEVELOP IMPROVED THERMAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEM FOR LI-ION BATTERIES IN VEHICLES

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Jan. 8, 2016 – 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 improved thermal management system development for lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries used in vehicle applications. [...] Read More

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