Join the CFA Society of Detroit at the Detroit Athletic Club for a presentation on the state of the automotive industry. Complimentary tickets to the Detroit International Auto Show are available to the first 80 attendees to register for the event.
David E. Cole is the emeritus chairman of the Center for Automotive Research (CAR), in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He was formerly Director of the Office for the Study of Automotive Transportation (OSAT) at the University of Michigan. He has worked extensively on internal combustion engines, vehicle design, and overall automotive industry trends.
Dr. Cole's recent research has focused on strategic issues related to the restructuring of the North American industry and trends in globalization, technology, market factors, and human resource requirements. He was formerly a member of the Energy Engineering Board of the National Research Council and the U.S.-Canada free trade pact select panel. Dr. Cole was recently appointed by Michigan's Governor to the strategic Economic Investment and Commercialization Board and the Michigan Renewable Fuel Commission.