A student works in the FCA/UWindsor Automotive Research and Development Centre

Centre for Automotive Research and Education

The University of Windsor’s Centre for Automotive Research and Education (CARE) is committed to conducting world-class research and educational initiatives that will enhance the Canadian automotive industry and its competitiveness in the global marketplace.  

CARE places a high focus on collaborative industrial research and development to improve the safety and energy efficiency of vehicles through innovative design and manufacturing processes, including connected, autonomous, cybersecurity and electrified technologies.


Located in the heart of the North American automotive industry, the University of Windsor has a long history of contributing to major automotive innovations and supporting the commercialization of new technologies that have made vehicles safer, smarter and cleaner. The university maintains close ties with major auto companies and suppliers such as Ford Motor Company and General Motors Canada.

Experiential Learning

The Faculty of Engineering’s multi-faceted, accredited programs were designed to meet the evolving needs of industry, allowing students to tackle real-world problems, interact with local and global industry and benefit from a hands-on experience. Students have the opportunity to work on cutting-edge research in North America and worldwide with automotive leaders from Germany to Japan.