The Belle Isle Conservancy hosted its 14th annual Polish the Jewel legacy luncheon on Thursday, Oct. 11 at the Detroit Yacht Club on Belle Isle. The event raised money for Belle Isle’s Beachfront Revitalization Project, which will add a splash park, picnic area, and parking to where the island’s waterslide once stood.
Dearborn’s Ford and India’s Mahindra Group Sign Agreements to Share Powertrain, Connected Car Solutions
Ford Motor Co. in Dearborn and Mahindra Group in India Wednesday signed two agreements to share powertrain and connected car solutions, further strengthening their partnership.
Metro Detroit home sales were down 6 percent year-over-year in September, when 4,196 were sold, down from 4,462. Sales are also down from 5,133 in August, according to the RE/MAX of Southeastern Michigan September 2018 Housing Report.
Troy’s AxleTech, a powertrain solution company, announced Tuesday it is working with California’s Thor Trucks, a fleet-focused transportation lab manufacturing fully electric commercial trucks, to develop a heavy-duty e-powertrain system.
More than eight in 10 U.S. vehicle owners and lessees believe car owners should have full access to and control of their vehicle's data, including maintenance and repair information, according to the results of a survey released today by the Auto Care Association.
Detroit’s Henry Ford Health System Partners With California Company to Increase Automation in Laboratories
Detroit’s Henry Ford Health System (HFHS) Wednesday announced a research and development partnership with California’s Sakura Finetek USA to increase the automation level of its core anatomic pathology laboratories. Increased automation is expected to boost the quality of results, reduce turnaround time, minimize errors, and lessen the need for human intervention.
Grand Valley State University in Grand Rapids Wednesday announced it will break ground on a $70-million health building, to be located at 333 Michigan St. on the college’s health campus.
Franco, a Detroit-based full-service public relations agency, has added Ed Garsten as an integrated media consultant. The media and PR veteran will advise on Franco’s integrated communication strategies, support media training and crisis work, and provide strategic direction on multimedia projects.
Detroit’s Dickinson Wright PLLC has announced that attorney Elissa Noujaim Pinto has joined the firm’s Troy office as of counsel.
On Oct. 3, doctors, administrators, and patients marked the 10-year anniversary of comprehensive cancer care at the Karmanos Cancer Institute at McLaren Macomb's Ted B. Wahby Cancer Center in Mt. Clemens. The Cancer Center was started by the late Ted Wahby, former mayor of St. Clair Shores and Macomb County treasurer, and a group of doctors at the Mt. Clemens hospital.
The Henry Ford in Dearborn today announced it has launched a $150-million comprehensive campaign called The Innovation Project. It will help The Henry Ford build digital and experiential learning tools, programs, and initiatives to advance innovation, invention, and entrepreneurship.
The Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation in Detroit today announced a $200-million investment in parks and trails in southeast Michigan and western New York. The gift honors the foundation’s namesake on his 100th birthday. Each region will receive $100 million.