ACME — Global leaders of the automotive industry converged on the Traverse City area this week to talk about electric vehicles and other developments in transportation.
The annual Center for Automotive Research (CAR) Management Briefing Seminars are a hybrid event this year, with some people attending in-person at the Grand Traverse Resort and Spa while others will watch via livestream. Pre-registration was necessary to attend the multi-day event, which features 50 speakers and is expected to host more than 800 attendees.
Speakers include Ford’s chief diversity officer and director of people strategy, GM’s director of global battery cell and electrification strategy, Honda Research Institute USA’s chief engineer, Amazon Web Services’ global director of automotive sales, a senior economist with the White House Council of Economic Advisers, the AFL-CIO Industrial Union Council’s executive director, and Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.
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