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Ford"s Michigan Assembly plant tracks industry"s shifting winds

Twice in about seven years, Ford has significantly changed its product plan for the Michigan Assembly Plant. It's a process that costs billions in construction, new machinery and worker retraining......»»

Source:  AutonewsCategory: AutoJul 17th, 2017Related News

Detroit’s startup scene is exploding and here are the numbers to prove it

 Take this at face value: Detroit has 50% more venture-backed startups than it did three years ago. This comes from a study (PDF) from the Michigan Venture Capital Association (MVCA) which found there are 35 active venture-backed startups in Det.....»»

Source:  TechcrunchCategory: TopJul 10th, 2017Related News

Michigan’s New Motor City: Ann Arbor as a Driverless-Car Hub

Fostered by the University of Michigan, testing and research programs draw companies and even equip residents’ vehicles to collect and transmit data......»»

Source:  NytCategory: TopJul 9th, 2017Related News

FCA resumes Ram 1500 diesel output

Fiat Chrysler has begun assembling diesel Ram 1500 pickups again for the first time in months, workers at the company's truck assembly plant in Michigan say, though the automaker and environmental regulators haven't resolved a dispute over alleged........»»

Source:  AutonewsCategory: TopJul 6th, 2017Related News

Ford hatching Ranger Raptor variant, spy photos show

Ford is hatching plans for a Raptor performance variant of the forthcoming Ranger midsize pickup, based on spy photos taken near the company's product development center in Michigan......»»

Source:  AutonewsCategory: AutoJun 27th, 2017Related News

Livingston County Tackles Ransomware

Michigan's Livingston County protects against ransomware with a new backup and recovery solution that has alerted staff to several attempted ransomware attacks......»»

Source:  CioinsightCategory: TopJun 27th, 2017Related News

Self-Driving Cars Are Safer When They Talk To Each Other

An anonymous reader quotes Engadget: A University of Michigan public-private partnership called Mcity is testing V2V, or vehicle to vehicle communication, and has found that it makes their autonomous prototypes even safer. V2V works by wirelessly sha.....»»

Source:  SlashdotCategory: TopJun 25th, 2017Related News

Tesla rolls through Michigan towing an Airstream

Tesla is touring Michigan with an Airstream trailer towed by the new Model X crossover -- a way to showcase its vehicles where they are unable to be sold......»»

Source:  AutonewsCategory: TopJun 23rd, 2017Related News

The next stop for the driverless shuttle bus is the University of Michigan

Students and staff at the University of Michigan will soon be getting around campus on a driverless shuttle bus. The free service starts in the fall and will use two buses built by French firm Navya. The post The next stop for the driverless shuttle.....»»

Source:  DigitaltrendsCategory: TopJun 22nd, 2017Related News

The next stop for the driverless bus is the University of Michigan

Students and staff at the University of Michigan will soon be getting around campus on a driverless shuttle bus. The free service starts in the fall and will use two buses built by French firm Navya. The post The next stop for the driverless bus is t.....»»

Source:  DigitaltrendsCategory: TopJun 22nd, 2017Related News

Navya driverless shuttles to begin ferrying University of Michigan students this fall

 Navya will deploy two of its driverless multi-passenger shuttles tis fall at the University of Michigan, moving students autonomously between Michigan’s North Campus Research Complex and its Lurie Engineering Center across a two-mile rout.....»»

Source:  TechcrunchCategory: TopJun 21st, 2017Related News

Michigan health director, 4 others charged with manslaughter over Flint water

Lead poisoned thousands, but infections also linked to water killed at least a dozen. Enlarge / Posters above water fountains warn against drinking the water at Flint Northwestern High School in Flint, Michigan. (credit: Getty | JIM WATSON) Mi.....»»

Source:  ArstechnicaCategory: TopJun 14th, 2017Related News

Mich. dealership "tried to be polite" with panhandlers, then goes viral

When a pair of panhandlers started working the corner in front of a Michigan car dealership, the general manager tried to be understanding. Then he went viral......»»

Source:  AutonewsCategory: TopJun 14th, 2017Related News

GM’s fleet of autonomous Chevy Bolt test cars is growing fast

Chevrolet Bolt EV autonomous prototypes have been rolling off a General Motors assembly line in Michigan since January, the company now says. GM has built 130 autonomous Bolt EVs for testing on public roads. The post GM’s fleet of autonomous Ch.....»»

Source:  DigitaltrendsCategory: TopJun 13th, 2017Related News

GM’s fleet of autonomous Chevy Bolt EV test cars is growing fast

Chevrolet Bolt EV autonomous prototypes have been rolling off a General Motors assembly line in Michigan since January, the company now says. GM has built 130 autonomous Bolt EVs for testing on public roads. The post GM’s fleet of autonomous Ch.....»»

Source:  DigitaltrendsCategory: TopJun 13th, 2017Related News

Ridecell pone en marcha un nuevo servicio de préstamo de vehículos para el Grupo Volkswagen Polonia

El nuevo innovador de movilidad y el Grupo Volkswagen anuncian un nuevo servicio de préstamo de vehículos Skoda en aparcamientos por toda Varsovia NOVI, Michigan y VARSOVIA, Polonia, 8 de junio de 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Ridecell™ Inc.....»»

Source:  PcmagCategory: TopJun 8th, 2017Related News

Self-driving cars to prove their mettle on an Ohio highway

When you think of American states that are crucial to the future of transportation, you probably think of California, Michigan and maybe Nevada. Ohio, however, is determined to put itself on the map. Thanks to a mix of federal and local fund.....»»

Source:  EngadgetCategory: TopJun 7th, 2017Related News

Ridecell betreibt neuen Carsharing-Service der Volkswagen Group Polska

Der Wegbereiter neuer Mobilitätslösungen und der Volkswagen Konzern geben einen neuen Carsharing-Service mit Skoda-Fahrzeugen an günstig gelegenen Stationen in ganz Warschau bekannt NOVI, Michigan und WARSCHAU, Polen, 7. read more.....»»

Source:  TheglobeandmailCategory: TopJun 7th, 2017Related News

Ridecell fait fonctionner le nouveau service d"autopartage du groupe Volkswagen en Pologne

Un nouvel innovateur de la mobilité et le groupe Volkswagen annoncent un nouveau service d'autopartage faisant appel aux véhicules Skoda et un ensemble pratique de stations à Varsovie NOVI, Michigan et VARSOVIE, Pologne, 7 juin 2017 /PRNewswir.....»»

Source:  TheglobeandmailCategory: TopJun 7th, 2017Related News

Tesla faces setback in La., fires off subpoenas in Mich.

Louisiana joined the growing list of states banning Tesla's direct-to-consumer sales. And, in Michigan, Tesla is pushing forward in a court case against the state for the same restriction......»»

Source:  AutonewsCategory: TopJun 7th, 2017Related News