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Tata Technologies Moves North American Headquarters to Detroit

Tata Technologies, a Tata Group company and a global engineering consulting organization, today announced it is relocating its North American headquarters to Detroit from Novi in early 2019.

General Motors Co. in Detroit Opens Race Display in Renaissance Center

Detroit’s General Motors Co. today announced it has opened a display of a dozen modern and vintage racing vehicles and pace cars from across the motorsports spectrum in GM World, a new display area at its world headquarters at the Renaissance Center.

Ann Arbor’s Strata Oncology Secures $26M in Series B Funding

Strata Oncology, a precision oncology platform company based in Ann Arbor, has announced the close of a $26 million Series B funding round.

Standard & Poors Raises Beaumont Health’s Long-term Credit Rating to A+

Beaumont Heath in Southfield today announced its long-term credit rating has been raised to A+ from A with a stable outlook by Standard & Poors (S&P).

Quicken Loans Partners with Grand Circus and CSforALL to Offer Coding Training to Detroit Students

Quicken Loans Inc. in Detroit Thursday announced a partnership with Detroit’s Grand Circus and CSforALL in a step toward ensuring 15,000 Detroit students receive computer science training over the next five years.

Report: Wage Increases Lower Than Expected, According to Livonia’s American Society of Employers

The American Society of Employers (ASE), a Livonia-based employer association that has served Michigan employers for 115 years, Wednesday released its 2018 Compensation Survey results. While expected wage increases have not come through, the human resources, medical, and engineering fields saw the highest increases.

Report: Federal Tax Reform Will Continue to Advance U.S., Michigan Economy, Upcoming Elections Cause Uncertainty for State

Business Leaders for Michigan Wednesday released its second quarter 2018 economic forecast, which predicts tax reform will continue to advance the Michigan and United States economies.

Auburn Hills’ Faurecia Invests in Traverse City Automotive Heating and Cooling Startup for Cockpit of the Future

Faurecia, an automotive technology company in Auburn Hills, Wednesday announced it has invested in Promethient, a Traverse City-based startup that designs and produces a climate control technology that is adaptable for multiple vehicle thermal use cases.

Clinton Township-based PPD to Combine Headquarters and Engineering Facilities, Move to Shelby Township

Polymer Process Development (PPD), a company that specializes in encapsulating glass for automotive industries and other areas, will move its headquarters and engineering/warehousing facilities into 75,000 square feet of leased space in Shelby Township.

GM Extends its Military Discount to Three Years After Discharge

General Motors has announced that all four of its brands — Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, and Cadillac — have extended their military discount for all military personnel to up to three years after discharge.

5Qs: Syd Ross on The Garden Party’s 10th Anniversary

Over the last 10 years, the Garden Party Foundation, which will host its annual Garden Party fundraiser event on June 10 at Meadow Brook Hall in Rochester Hills, has raised around $1 million for student educational programs among the professional trades as well as several charities. Syd Ross, founder of the Garden Party Foundation and president of Great Lakes Wine & Spirits in Highland Park, spoke with DBusiness Daily News on the 10th anniversary milestone.

Bosch in Farmington Hills Uses Redundant Driving Solutions, Connectivity to Pave Way to Automated Driving

Bosch, which has its North American headquarters in Farmington Hills, is paving its way to automated driving through its redundant driving solutions (technology that keeps a car functioning safely in case of human failure) and connectivity.

Report: Clean Mobility Contributes $18.8B to State Economy Annually

The clean mobility sector in Michigan contributes $18.8 billion to the state’s economy and generates more than $700 million in state and local tax revenue annually, according to a new economic analysis released today by Clean Fuels Michigan, a Lansing-based group of local companies and organizations focused on clean transportation.

Detroit’s Chevrolet Racing Partners With The Weather Co. to Boost Track Performance

Chevrolet in Detroit’s Chevrolet Racing today announced it is working with The Weather Co., an IBM business headquartered in Atlanta, to add advanced weather technology to the toolbox provided to Chevrolet race teams so they can understand how they perform under specific weather conditions.

Ann Arbor’s Kraig Biocraft Laboratories Inc. Uncovers Breakthrough in Spider Silk DNA Construction

Kraig Biocraft Laboratories Inc. in Ann Arbor Tuesday announced it has achieved a major breakthrough in the construction of DNA encoding for spider silk proteins. The company believes the discovery will reduce the customization timeframe for new spider silk technologies by several months.
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Horse Sense

Horseback riding therapy goes digital with new technology from Pittsfield Township's Therapeutic Riding Inc.

Camp Wellness

Nonprofit summer camp in Pinckney has big goals for the next couple of years.

By the Numbers

Jeffrey Sachs grew up in Oak Park, then made his mark as an economist and director of Columbia University’s Center for Sustainable Development in New York City.

Back from the Dead

Battery Solutions in Howell recycles spent batteries with startling efficiency.

Celebrating Millennials

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Factory of Prosperity

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No Vacancy

The region’s apartment sector is surging, having recovered from the 2008 global financial crisis and Detroit’s successful run through bankruptcy in 2014.

Friend Robot

For the next three years, the hugely popular FIRST Robotics competition will be held in Detroit.

PDA: Q&A Peter J. Ginopolis

The E-Interview Peter J. Ginopolis, Vice President, LSG Insurance Partners, Bloomfield Township

Splitting the Pot

Detroit’s three casinos, along with land-based operations outstate, are facing growing competition from the Michigan Lottery and its exclusive offering of online gaming options.

Huron-to-Erie Corridor

The region’s water economy, stretching from the southern end of Lake Huron to the northern tip of Lake Erie, is a major economic generator — but more marketing efforts could drive expenditures for fishing, boating, and charters even further.

Beacons of Commerce

In the 19th century, lighthouse construction helped Great Lakes shipping flourish.

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The Outside Media Opine on the Motor City

Let Syrians Settle Detroit

Source: The New York Times

Larry Page Looks Ahead

Source: Fortune

Detroit Homes Still Selling for $1

Source: The Daily Caller News Foundation

You Can Sell a Lot of Cars with a Tent

Source: Bloomberg Businessweek

Matty Moroun, Detroit's Border Baron

Source: Bloomberg Businessweek

The Death and Life of Detroit

Source: The American Prospect

Obama Pushes False GM Success Story

Source: Investors Business Daily

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