USCAR


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USCARUnited States Council for Automotive Research
USCARUnited States Civil Administration of the Ryukyu Islands
USCARUnlimited Stock Car Automobile Racing (Heart Corporation)
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The vehicles were chosen from a list of candidate vehicle models provided by the USCAR FWG.
" An Agreed Minute to the Okinawa Reversion Treaty defines the boundaries of the Ryukyu Islands and the Daito islands "as designated under" USCAR 27.
Founded in 1992, USCAR is the collaborative automotive technology organization for Chrysler, Ford and GM, Its goal is to further strengthen the technology base of the US auto industry through cooperative R&D.
"GM is introducing three additional hybrid models; by mid-2009 we'll have nine different hybrid models available," says Bill Peirce, USCAR leadership group director and director of technology collaboration at General Motors.
Founded in 1992, the United States Council for Automotive Research (USCAR) is the umbrella organization for collaborative research among DaimlerChrysler, Ford and General Motors.
USCAR is supported by the Big Three automakers--DaimlerChrysler Corp., Ford Motor Co., and General Motors Corp.--and five energy companies: BP America, Chevron Corp., ConocoPhillips, ExxonMobil Corp., and Shell Hydrogen (U.S.).
The Department of Energy (DOE) recently announced it has reached an agreement with the United States Council for Automotive Research (USCAR) that could potentially result in an investment of up to $125 million in the development of new battery technology for electric vehicle (EV), hybrid electric vehicle (HEV) and fuel cell vehicle (FCV) applications.
Council for Automotive Research (USCAR) recently announced a $70-million, five-year agreement to develop lightweight, high-strength materials capable of increasing fuel efficiency through a reduction of vehicle weight, without compromising safety.
These USCAR plugs and jacks have been developed to meet the specific requirements of the American automotive industry.
The Department of Energy, Argonne National Laboratory, the Vehicle Recycling Partnership of USCAR and the American Plastics Council have signed a five-year, multi-million-dollar, cost-shared Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) designed to maximize cost-effective recycling of end-of-life vehicles.
In an address that showed how future technologies can become tomorrow's consumer products, Bob Culver, Executive Director, USCAR, said that research and development is being propelled forward by a number of forces.
"The industry today is on the verge of major technical innovations that might be as far-reaching as the switch from horses to horsepower," says Don Walkowicz, executive director, US Council for Automotive Research (USCAR), Southfield, MI.