autoXLR8R is a 13-week mentor-driven start-up accelerator program
focused on technologies applicable to the automotive industry.

Located in Spring Hill, Tennessee - the heart of the Southern Automotive Industry


Applications Open
February 3, 2014

Applications Close
April 4, 2014

autoXLR8R 2014 BEGINS
May 19, 2014

Road Shows (Demo Day)
Aug. 12, 2014 (Spring Hill, TN)

Aug. 13, 2014 (Oak Ridge, TN)

Mentor Spotlight


John Absmeier
Delphi, Silicon Valley


Jay Baron

Jay Baron
President / CEO
Center for Automotive Research (CAR)


Tom Brewer
Tennessee Automotive
Manufacturers Association (TAMA)


Chad Kartchner

Chad Kartchner
Marketing Innovation Lab

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The Automotive Accelerator Network

The Tennessee Automotive Manufacturers AssociationThe Alabama Automotive Manufacturers AssociationThe Mississippi Automotive Manufacturers AssociationThe Georgia Automotive Manufacturers Association
University of Alabama, College of EngineeringClemson University International Center for Automotive ResearchThe Center for Advanced Vehicular Systems at Mississippi State UniversityUniversity of Tennessee, College of EngineeringVanderbilt University, College of Engineering
LaunchTNThe University of Tennessee Institute for Public ServiceOriginal Equipment Suppliers Association
Southern Middle Tennessee Entrepreneur CentersTennesSeed CampSouthern Automotive Women’s Forum

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