Ann Arbor, MI (March 22, 2012) – The Center for Automotive Research (CAR), the Ann Arbor, MI-based nonprofit organization, has a new website:

DesignHub, Inc., the creative services and marketing firm headquartered in Saline, MI, designed and developed the site.

CAR’s new website describes the organization’s offerings in research, publications, events, and programs. News from CAR, including announcements of recent research and upcoming events, is highlighted on the site’s home page. An interactive calendar features CAR’s own sponsored events as well as other major automotive industry gatherings.

Visitors to the site can learn about CAR’s history, staff, board of directors, major clients, and career opportunities.

About CAR

CAR tracks trends in the automotive industry and society at the international, national, state, and local levels. The organization researches and reports on critical industry issues and presents communications forums for addressing them. CAR’s flagship event, the CAR Management Briefing Seminars (, will be held this year on August 6-9 at the Grand Traverse Resort in Traverse City, MI.

CAR’s research clients include automotive manufacturers and suppliers, industry associations, government entities, universities, foundations, and others. Many take part in CAR’s Affiliates Program, which nurtures relationships among industry stakeholders.

CAR originated at the University of Michigan. It became a standalone nonprofit organization in 2003. CAR’s founder, David E. Cole, PhD, remains the emeritus chairman. CAR today employs nearly 30 analysts, managers, and administrators.

More information is available from CAR at 3005 Boardwalk, Suite 200, Ann Arbor, MI 48108. Phone: (734) 662-1287. Email: .

About DesignHub

DesignHub works with clients on website design and development, brand development, brochures, annual reports, newsletters, advertising, public relations, direct marketing, search marketing, social media, packaging designs, signage, and trade show displays, as well as marketing strategies and plans. The company was founded in 1999.

In addition to CAR, DesignHub’s clients include A. R. Brouwer Co.; Advanced Photonix, Inc.; American Aqua; Ann Arbor Tower Plaza Condominium Association; Berry & Associates; BioMedware; Chelsea-Area Wellness Foundation; Chelsea Lumber; The Corner Health Center; Creative Windows; Daycroft Montessori School; Dexter Research; Dimensional Engineering; Electrocon International; Great Lakes Educational Group; Hardwood Solutions; Hemophilia Foundation of Michigan; HiBlow USA; Homeowner Services of America; InPore Technologies; McMullen Properties; Michigan Business Connection; Motawi Tileworks; Newcomers Welcome Service; OptiMetrics, Inc.; PTC; Phoenix Contractors; Process Results, Inc.; Quality Hardware Corp.; Recycle Ann Arbor; Renewal Ministries; SEAS Capital Partners; City of Saline; Saline Area Chamber of Commerce; SignGraphix, Inc.; Square Rose, LLC; Sullivan Healthcare Consulting; Sun Engineering; University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance; West Side Montessori; Wizard Enterprises, and others.

Further information is available from DesignHub, Inc., 600 W. Michigan Ave., Saline, MI 48176. Phone: (734) 944-8705. Email:

Media Contact:
Chris Kochmanski
DesignHub, Inc.
(734) 944-8705