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ford’s virtual reality lab revolutionizes vehicle design process

designboom visited ford's product development center near detroit, michigan, to gain further insights into how they are designing and prototyping with virtual reality. The post ford’s virtual reality lab revolutionizes vehicle design process a.....»»

Source:  DesignboomCategory: InfraJan 15th, 2017Related News

U.S. fuel economy inched lower in December, report says

The average fuel economy of new cars and light trucks sold in the United States in December was 24.9 mpg, down 0.1 mpg from November, the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute said in its report this week......»»

Source:  AutonewsCategory: TopJan 13th, 2017Related News

nissan vmotion 2.0 sedan wins best concept vehicle at NAIAS 2017

shining light on their future sedan design direction and intelligent mobility technology, the nissan ‘vmotion 2.0’ concept made its debut at the NAIAS 2017 in detroit, michigan. The post nissan vmotion 2.0 sedan wins best concept vehicle at NAIA.....»»

Source:  DesignboomCategory: InfraJan 12th, 2017Related News

Affordable water in the US: A burgeoning crisis

If water rates continue rising at projected amounts, the number of U.S. households unable to afford water could triple in five years, to nearly 36 percent, finds new research by a Michigan State University scholar......»»

Source:  PhysorgCategory: TopJan 12th, 2017Related News

Stock market fails to predict product performance

Contrary to what many in the business world believe, investors cannot reliably predict how a new product will perform, finds a new study co-authored by a Michigan State University marketing expert......»»

Source:  PhysorgCategory: TopJan 11th, 2017Related News

FarmLogs raises $22 million to make agriculture a more predictable business

 Ann Arbor, Michigan-based FarmLogs has raised $22 million in a Series C round of funding for technology that helps farmers monitor and measure their crops, predict profits, manage risks from weather and pests and more. Naspers Ventures led the.....»»

Source:  TechcrunchCategory: TopJan 11th, 2017Related News

Nanodiscs Train Immune System to Attack and Kill Tumors

Immunotherapy has great great potential for fighting cancer, but controlling it is difficult. At University of Michigan investigators have developed an approach that uses specially designed nanodiscs to train the immune system to attack tumors. The n.....»»

Source:  MedgadgetCategory: BiomedJan 11th, 2017Related News

Denso to open r&d lab at University of Michigan

Toyota-affiliated supplier Denso International America Inc. is opening a new randd lab at the University of Michigan, the supplier said Tuesday at the Detroit auto show......»»

Source:  AutonewsCategory: TopJan 10th, 2017Related News

German supplier ZF to create 800 U.S. jobs, mostly in Michigan

German auto supplier ZF Friedrichshafen plans to create as many as 800 jobs with most of them being filled in Michigan, CEO Stefan Sommer said Tuesday at the Detroit auto show......»»

Source:  AutonewsCategory: TopJan 10th, 2017Related News

Snyder: Michigan Has Jump on Autonomy, But Willing to Share

2017 North American International Auto Show Michigan’s governor says his background in the computer industry makes him the perfect point man – and an enthusiastic sa.....»»

Source:  InformationweekCategory: TopJan 10th, 2017Related News

Ford, Mich. officials mum on incentives for Flat Rock plant investment

Ford and Michigan officials are being tight-lipped about state economic incentives the automaker will receive for the $700 million investment in its Flat Rock Assembly Plant for future production of electrified vehicles......»»

Source:  AutonewsCategory: TopJan 10th, 2017Related News

Ford confirms the return of the Ranger and Bronco trucks

The Ford Ranger midsize pickup truck and Bronco SUV will return to the United States in 2019 and 2020, respectively, Ford confirmed at the 2017 Detroit Auto Show. Both models will be built in Michigan. The post Ford confirms the return of the Ranger.....»»

Source:  DigitaltrendsCategory: TopJan 9th, 2017Related News

Ford’s Ranger and Bronco trucks will return by the end of the decade

The Ford Ranger midsize pickup truck and Bronco SUV will return to the United States in 2019 and 2020, respectively, Ford confirmed at the 2017 Detroit Auto Show. Both models will be built in Michigan. The post Ford’s Ranger and Bronco trucks w.....»»

Source:  DigitaltrendsCategory: TopJan 9th, 2017Related News

Barra, Michigan Pols Answer Trump Tweet

2017 North American International Auto Show Michigan lawmakers visiting Detroit Three auto show stands here reiterate Barra remarks. “Good business decisions are done.....»»

Source:  InformationweekCategory: TopJan 9th, 2017Related News

Google wants you to Tango through exhibits at Detroit museum

There may be but two Tango phones in existence (one that hasn't even shipped yet), but Google has big plans for its augmented reality platform. In a post on its VR blog, Google highlights a Michigan museum that is already using the technology to b.....»»

Source:  PcwCategory: TopJan 9th, 2017Related News

Species diversity reduces chances of crop failure in algal biofuel systems

When growing algae in outdoor ponds as a next-generation biofuel, a naturally diverse mix of species will help reduce the chance of crop failure, according to a federally funded study by University of Michigan researchers......»»

Source:  PhysorgCategory: TopJan 9th, 2017Related News

Ford"s Mexico move is about production efficiency

On the surface, Ford Motor Co.'s decision to scrap a $1.6 billion Mexican plant and invest $700 million in Michigan is a public relations victory. But in reality, the decision has more to do with good business practices......»»

Source:  AutonewsCategory: TopJan 8th, 2017Related News

FCA Foundation Energizes Michigan Robotics Teams With More Than $226,000 in Grants

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Jan. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Grants enable 57 teams, nearly 1,300 middle and high school students, to participate in STEM-building robotics programs FIRST in Michigan awarded grant to support First Lego League pro.....»»

Source:  WardsautoCategory: AutoJan 7th, 2017Related News

Medicaid expansion boosts Michigan"s economy and will more than pay for itself

Michigan’s Medicaid expansion has boosted the state’s economy and budget, and will continue to do so for at least the next five years, a new study finds. The expansion’s total economic impact will generate more than enough funds for the state t.....»»

Source:  SciencedailyCategory: BiomedJan 5th, 2017Related News

How Ford finally turned the Trump tide on GM

Suddenly, Ford has become the American automaker investing in America, while GM is printing up layoff notices that will go out to 2,000 workers in Michigan and Ohio just as Trump is taking office......»»

Source:  AutonewsCategory: AutoJan 3rd, 2017Related News