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Accelerated testing could bring driverless cars to the road sooner

A shortcut in evaluating self-driving cars could allow researchers to bypass millions of testing miles and potentially saving 99.9 percent in time and costs, mobility researchers at the University of Michigan have reported......»»

Source:  AutonewsCategory: TopMay 24th, 2017Related News

Before Ford, Hackett built reputation on transforming Mich. office furniture company

Jim Hackett, the man reported to be replacing Mark Fields as Ford CEO, is a former board member at the automaker who spent most of his career running a Michigan furniture maker......»»

Source:  AutonewsCategory: TopMay 22nd, 2017Related News

A Breakthrough in Flexible Electronics Could Turn Your T-Shirts Into Amazing Speakers

2017 might go down in history as the year those boxy speakers your dad still uses finally started to go extinct. Following the development of a heat-powered graphene chip that could replace the speaker in your phone, scientists at Michigan State Univ.....»»

Source:  GizmodoCategory: TopMay 17th, 2017Related News

Jenoptik set to open Michigan tech campus

Jenoptik, a German company that specializes in metrology and laser machines for the auto industry, expects to be fully operating its 16-acre technology campus in suburban Detroit by Monday......»»

Source:  AutonewsCategory: TopMay 10th, 2017Related News

Autoneum Opens New North America Headquarters in Novi (MI), USA – Technical Center Strengthens Innovation Leadership

WINTERTHUR, Switzerland, May 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Autoneum yesterday inaugurated its new North America Headquarters in Novi (Michigan), USA. Through close proximity of its Administrative and Technical Center to the automobile hub in Detroit,.....»»

Source:  MarketingvoxCategory: TopMay 10th, 2017Related News

North Korea Rattled by Commando-Carrying Guided Missile Sub

The North Korean regime headed by Kim Jong-Un seems rattled by the presence of the USS Michigan near the Korean peninsula. The former doomsday “boomer”... The North Korean regime headed by Kim Jong-Un seems rattled by the presence of.....»»

Source:  DefensetechCategory: SecurityMay 9th, 2017Related News

Trump"s EPA cuts a "short-sighted" step backward, Mich. congresswoman says

Cuts#8203; to#8203; the#8203; EPA#8203; in#8203; President#8203; Trump's#8203; proposed#8203; budget#8203; could#8203; shutter#8203; a key vehicle#8203; emissions testing#8203; lab#8203; in Michigan and#8203; put#8203; 435#8203;........»»

Source:  AutonewsCategory: TopMay 8th, 2017Related News

Toyota opens $154 million randd center expansion in Mich.

Toyota opened its expanded North American randd center in Michigan, completing a $154 million project started in 2014. The randd center expansion is part of a reorganization of Toyota's North American corporate footprint......»»

Source:  AutonewsCategory: TopMay 4th, 2017Related News

Toyota opens $154 million randd expansion in Mich.

Toyota opened its expanded North American randd center in Michigan, completing a $154 million project started in 2014. The randd center expansion is part of a reorganization of Toyota's North American corporate footprint......»»

Source:  AutonewsCategory: TopMay 4th, 2017Related News

Hundreds of apps on Google Play Store are vulnerable to open port attacks

Researchers at the University of Michigan have discovered that hundreds of apps on the Google Play Store are vulnerable to malware. The specific apps have not been disclosed, but the vulnerabilities have been reported to developers. The post Hundreds.....»»

Source:  DigitaltrendsCategory: TopMay 3rd, 2017Related News

GM opens restored Durant-Dort Factory One in Michigan

General Motors said it opened the Durant-Dort Factory One in Flint, Mich., after four years of restorations......»»

Source:  AutonewsCategory: TopMay 1st, 2017Related News

Open Ports Create Backdoors In Millions of Smartphones

An anonymous reader writes: "Mobile applications that open ports on Android smartphones are opening those devices to remote hacking, claims a team of researchers from the University of Michigan," reports Bleeping Computer. Researchers say they've ide.....»»

Source:  SlashdotCategory: TopApr 28th, 2017Related News

Ford gets visit from Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, in his first trip to Michigan, stopped by Ford's Rouge Complex and helped build an F-150 pickup truck......»»

Source:  AutonewsCategory: TopApr 28th, 2017Related News

What General Motors Did To Flint

Before its faucets ran brown, before its residents were poisoned by lead, before it was Murdertown USA, Flint, Michigan was Vehicle City.Read more........»»

Source:  GizmodoCategory: TopApr 28th, 2017Related News

Facebook Daddy Mark Zuckerberg Helped Build Some Ford F-150s Today

Facebook co-founder and gajillionaire Mark Zuckerberg visited the Ford Rouge plant outside of Detroit today and helped build some Ford F-150s. It was his first (first!) time in Michigan. Zuck is truly a man of the people.Read more........»»

Source:  MarketingvoxCategory: TopApr 27th, 2017Related News

ChargePoint is ready for flying EVs

 Yesterday I wrote about a poll conducted by researchers at the University of Michigan that found people were interested in flying cars if they were autonomous, shared, and electric. As soon as I posted that, I found an email in my inbox saying.....»»

Source:  TechcrunchCategory: GadgetApr 26th, 2017Related News

Self-driving testing center gets $15 million from Michigan

A Michigan state government fund approved an additional $15 million for the construction of the American Center for Mobility at Willow Run in Ypsilanti Township, Mich......»»

Source:  AutonewsCategory: AutoApr 25th, 2017Related News

GRIMM to Roll Out Michigan Car-Hacking Lab Following SANS Automotive Cybersecurity Summit

ARLINGTON, Va., April 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- GRIMM, a leader in security engineering, is ramping up its Michigan team as the automotive industry continues to seek security help. read more.....»»

Source:  PcmagCategory: TopApr 25th, 2017Related News

Dealer uses her fashion sense to drive sales

Bowman Chevrolet is Michigan's second-fastest-growing Chevy dealership thanks in part to its owner's fashion-industry skills......»»

Source:  AutonewsCategory: TopApr 24th, 2017Related News

Man sues Confide: I wouldn’t have spent $7/month if I’d known it was flawed

Confide: "The accusations set forth in the complaint are unfounded and without merit." Enlarge (credit: Confide) A man in Michigan has sued Confide, a secure messaging app that is reportedly used by Republicans in the Trump White House, over a.....»»

Source:  ArstechnicaCategory: TopApr 21st, 2017Related News