David E.


David E. Cole is the Chairman Emeritus of the Center for Automotive Research (CAR) in Ann Arbor, Michigan and Chairman of Auto Harvest and Chair of Building America’s Tomorrow (BAT).

Dr. Cole’s recent research has focused on strategic issues related to the restructuring of the international industry and trends in globalization, technology, market factors, and human resource requirements. He is chairman of Auto Harvest, a new organization being developed to facilitate the flow of intellectual property in and out of the auto industry. BAT is aimed at helping recruit K-12 students to pursue careers related to manufacturing.

Automotive-IQ spoke with Dr. Cole ahead of this year’s 11th Annual Automotive Seating Summit on July 26-28 in Detroit, MI....Full Article »