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VW"s temporary Michigan home for diesel vehicles flagged for local violation

VW's efforts to put its diesel emissions violations behind it hit a minor speed bump this week when a Michigan city filed a lawsuit against the owners of the dilapidated Pontiac Silverdome, where thousands of VW diesel models are being stored after.......»»

Source:  AutonewsCategory: TopMar 23rd, 2017Related News

Buick Regal wagon spotted testing in U.S., Germany

A test mule of the Buick Regal TourX -- a name trademarked by General Motors in 2015 -- has been spotted in Michigan and Germany, and it looks nearly identical to the Opel Insignia Sports Tourer wagon that debuted at the Geneva auto show this month......»»

Source:  AutonewsCategory: TopMar 17th, 2017Related News

Administration to Reopen Evaluation of Auto Efficiency Standards

WASHINGTON, March 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Statement by American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) President and CEO Chet Thompson following President Donald Trump's visit to Michigan where he announced the Administration would reopen the cur.....»»

Source:  PcmagCategory: TopMar 15th, 2017Related News

GM will rehire 500 workers in Michigan slated for layoff

General Motors said it plans next year to rehire 500 workers at a Michigan assembly plant who are to be laid off in May, citing increased demand for larger vehicles......»»

Source:  AutonewsCategory: TopMar 15th, 2017Related News

Lyme Disease Soars in Michigan as Tick Populations Grow

Lyme disease cases are rising steeply in Michigan, and more numerous and widespread tick populations are to blame......»»

Source:  LivescienceCategory: ScienceMar 13th, 2017Related News

Technology in Motion to mark Detroit as mobility hub

A three-day, late-summer summit will tout southeast Michigan as a center of advanced automotive technology......»»

Source:  AutonewsCategory: TopMar 13th, 2017Related News

Scientists use lasers to detect weapons-grade uranium from miles away

A team of researchers from the University of Michigan has turned a technique used by the Mars rover toward chemical weapons, using lasers to detect weapons-grade uranium at a distance. The post Scientists use lasers to detect weapons-grade uranium fr.....»»

Source:  DigitaltrendsCategory: TopMar 11th, 2017Related News

Scientists use Mars rover technology to detect uranium from miles away

A team of researchers from the University of Michigan has turned a technique used by the Mars rover toward chemical weapons, using lasers to detect weapons-grade uranium at a distance. The post Scientists use Mars rover technology to detect uranium f.....»»

Source:  DigitaltrendsCategory: TopMar 10th, 2017Related News

Lyme Disease Cases (and Ticks) Increase in Michigan | Video

The number of people in Michigan diagnosed with Lyme disease each year has been steadily rising for more than a decade, and researchers found that tick populations are now living in areas where they hadn't been seen before......»»

Source:  LivescienceCategory: ScienceMar 10th, 2017Related News

Average fuel economy of new U.S. vehicles sold in February flat at 25.1 mpg

The average fuel economy of new light vehicles sold in the U.S. in February remained unchanged from January at 25.1 mpg, the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute said......»»

Source:  AutonewsCategory: AutoMar 10th, 2017Related News

Lyme Cases (and Ticks) Increase in Michigan | Video

The number of people in Michigan diagnosed with Lyme disease each year has been steadily rising for more than a decade, and researchers found that tick populations are now living in areas where they hadn't been seen before......»»

Source:  LivescienceCategory: ScienceMar 10th, 2017Related News

GM, Honda name top management for fuel cell venture

GM and Honda named the top managers that will oversee their newly formed Fuel Cell System Manufacturing joint venture in Michigan......»»

Source:  AutonewsCategory: TopMar 9th, 2017Related News

Does a Time Capsule Blasted Into Space Have a Better Chance at Surviving 100 Years?

To help celebrate the school’s 200-year anniversary, students at the University of Michigan have decided to build a time capsule. Boring, right? Not exactly. Instead of burying it, which would inevitably lead to its contents rotting away, the stude.....»»

Source:  GizmodoCategory: TopMar 7th, 2017Related News

GM will lay off 1,100 at GMC Acadia plant after production shift

General Motors said it will lay off 1,100 workers in May at its Lansing Delta Township assembly plant in Michigan as it shifts production of the GMC Acadia to Tennessee......»»

Source:  AutonewsCategory: AutoMar 6th, 2017Related News

VW"s Schmidt loved U.S. long before facing federal charges

Oliver Schmidt played a key role in a 2005 VW project designed to figure out what American consumers wanted. The German-born VW executive is now awaiting trial in a Michigan jail on charges tied to VW's conspiracy to skirt U.S. emissions rules......»»

Source:  AutonewsCategory: TopMar 4th, 2017Related News

VW"s Schmidt loved U.S. long before facing federal criminal charges

Oliver Schmidt, the German-born VW executive now awaiting trial in a Michigan jail on 11 felony counts tied to VW's conspiracy to skirt U.S......»»

Source:  AutonewsCategory: AutoMar 3rd, 2017Related News

Are you smarter than a fifth-grader? Elon Musk takes advice from a 10-year-old

This week a fifth-grader from Michigan wrote to Space X and Tesla founder Elon Musk with a great idea for a contest to help promote the company's green sports cars. The inventor not only embraced the idea, but wrote back to say thanks. The post Are y.....»»

Source:  DigitaltrendsCategory: TopMar 2nd, 2017Related News

An eco-friendly 10-year-old inspires Elon Musk and Tesla to action

This week a fifth-grader from Michigan wrote to Space X and Tesla founder Elon Musk with a great idea for a contest to help promote the company's green sports cars. The inventor not only embraced the idea, but wrote back to say thanks. The post An ec.....»»

Source:  DigitaltrendsCategory: TopMar 2nd, 2017Related News

Restaurant Tells American Legion Officers to Remove Vests

American Legion officers say they weren't permitted to wear their affiliated jackets at a Dave & Buster's in Michigan......»»

Source:  MilitaryCategory: SecurityMar 2nd, 2017Related News

Credit Acceptance to expand Michigan headquarters, add 532 jobs

Auto lender Credit Acceptance plans to add more than 500 jobs in an expansion of its corporate headquarters in suburban Detroit......»»

Source:  AutonewsCategory: TopMar 1st, 2017Related News