Is Michigan on its way to its first spaceport?

There’s no question that the Lake Huron shore is an incredible place to gaze at the stars, but could it also soon be reaching for them? That’s the plan, according to the Michigan Aerospace Manufacturers Association (MAMA), who has named the Oscoda-Wurtsmith Airport as its top candidate for a potential horizontal space launch site in Michigan. The

Is Michigan on its way to its first spaceport?2020-03-04T13:38:11-05:00

GAMIC semi-finals returning to Lawrence Tech

The 12th Annual Global Automotive and Mobility Innovation Challenge (GAMIC) semi-finals will take place in the Architectural Engineering Building on the campus of Lawrence Technological University on Thursday, February 27. GAMIC was created in 2008 out of a partnership between what is now SAE International and the MI Innovation Alliance. The purpose is to identify innovative companies

GAMIC semi-finals returning to Lawrence Tech2020-03-04T13:38:46-05:00

Three winners in Ford’s $250,000 Corktown Mobility Challenge

Last year Ford Motor Company issued a challenge in Indianapolis, Austin, Mexico City, and Detroit. The idea behind the City: One Mobility Challenge was to identify new ways to make it easier for people to get around. In Detroit, three winning proposals have now been identified and the groups behind them will share $250,000 in funding to

Three winners in Ford’s $250,000 Corktown Mobility Challenge2020-03-04T13:42:31-05:00

5 places to go if you’re missing Detroit’s auto show

For more than three decades, January has meant a return of the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) to Detroit. This year, the event is moving to June 13-20, and will take advantage of warmer weather to expand outside of the TCF Center, formerly Cobo Hall, to the streets of the Motor City. While the change presents

5 places to go if you’re missing Detroit’s auto show2020-03-04T13:52:50-05:00

Best Michigan car events left this season

To kids, summer ends when school starts, to others, Labor Day Weekend sounds the toll, but for car lovers, summer isn't really over until all of those delicate beauties who only make appearances on warm, sunny days, return to storage, garages, and under covers. Fortunately, that typically means making it all the way through summer (September 22

Best Michigan car events left this season2020-03-04T15:08:37-05:00

Labor movement has deep roots in Michigan

These days for most people, Labor Day means a last long look at summer. Jazz fills the air in Detroit and thousands of people take a stunningly beautiful stroll across the Mackinac Bridge. Boats leave their docks with swimmers aboard and skiers behind. Barbecues and picnics can be found in backyards and parks around the state. People

Labor movement has deep roots in Michigan2020-03-04T15:08:54-05:00

Waymo to open self-driving car facility in Metro Detroit

Whether we’re psychologically ready for it or not, the next phase of automotive mobility will come in the form of self-driving vehicles. From Ford’s commitment to its new Corktown campus to GM’s $100 million plan to roll out self-driving Chevy Volts, to the American Center for Mobility at Willow Run, it’s clear that Michigan is poised to

Waymo to open self-driving car facility in Metro Detroit2020-03-04T14:46:59-05:00

Final round of Mobility Challenge grants awarded

Last July during the Mackinac Policy Conference, then governor Rick Snyder announced an $8 million Michigan Mobility Challenge. The program is designed to encourage public-private partnerships in the design and implementation of innovative mobility services utilizing emerging technologies to solve mobility gaps for seniors, persons with disabilities and veterans. Yesterday, Governor Gretchen Whitmer was on hand at

Final round of Mobility Challenge grants awarded2020-03-04T14:47:37-05:00

Detroit auto show to include mobility job fair

When the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) returns to Cobo Center later this month, it will include more opportunities than simply shopping for a new ride. As the industry evolves into a higher-tech mobility-oriented field, a new pool of talent with different knowledge and skills will be required. In response, this year's auto show will also

Detroit auto show to include mobility job fair2020-03-04T14:48:41-05:00

Ford Introduces hybrid vehicle for police use

Speed and safety are integral when it comes to police vehicles. The latest addition to the Ford Motor Company lineup, the 2020 Police Interceptor Utility includes a variety of features to keep officers safe, yet effective, and with some cost-saving opportunities to make taxpayers happy. One of the new model’s most exciting improvements is the option of

Ford Introduces hybrid vehicle for police use2020-03-04T14:49:14-05:00
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