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UA Instructor Training Program and the CDA Return to Ann Arbor, Michigan August 12, 2014

By Kyle Sexton, Coppertalk Editor; CDA Communications

The United Association of Plumbers, Pipefitters, Sprinkler Fitters, Welders and HVACR Technicians return to the Washtenaw Community College (WCC) campus in Ann Arbor, Michigan on August 11th for their annual week-long Instructor Training Program.

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Mobility of the Future: The Adoption of New Motor Technologies April 18, 2014

By Bob Weed Copper Development Association (CDA) Vice President and OEM

Dr. Peter Phleps of BMW’s Institute for Mobility Research describes himself as an “optimist,” but believes that in industrial countries the period of strong passenger car growth is over.  In addition to economic factors, explanations for this trend point to demographic development or increasing multi-modal mobility patterns of young adults.