Detroit-based Chevrolet today announced it will add the Colorado ZR2 Bison to its midsize truck lineup as an all-new performance variant. Bison is Chevy’s first collaboration with American Expedition Vehicles (AEV), a premium off-road aftermarket manufacturer in Wixom.
Auburn Hills’ Mahindra Automotive North America Wednesday announced the release of the Marazzo, its new multi-purpose vehicle. The Marazzo is the first on-road vehicle to stem from the Mahindra Group’s 2013 decision to set up an automotive operation in metro Detroit.
The STEMIE Coalition Becomes Part of The Henry Ford in Dearborn, Organizations to Encourage Invention Learning
The Henry Ford in Dearborn and the STEMIE Coalition today announced they are partnering to bring invention and entrepreneur education to students around the world. Effective immediately, the STEMIE Coalition will be part of The Henry Ford organization.
Frita Batidos, a Cuban-inspired restaurant in Ann Arbor, and Detroit’s Olympia Development of Michigan today announced the restaurant will open a Detroit location next year at the new Columbia Street shopping and dining destination between the Fox Theatre and the Little Caesars world headquarters campus expansion.
Southfield Auto Supplier Denso Invests in Semiconductor Devices to Advance Autonomous Driving Solutions
Denso, a Tier 1 automotive supplier that has its North American headquarters in Southfield, today announced its subsidiary NSITEXE Inc., a developer of key semiconductor components enabling automated driving, has invested in ThinCI Inc., an AI hardware startup developing computing platforms.
Troy’s Altair, a simulation technology company, today announced the release of the Altair Inspire simulation-driven design platform, as well as the Altair 365 cloud collaboration platform.
The new Cadillac XT4 Compact SUV, revealed today, offers a turbocharged propulsion system and advanced chassis systems, among numerous other features.
Michigan’s University Research Corridor (URC) contributed $18.7 billion to the state economy in 2017, according to an Anderson Economic Group report released today during a Detroit Economic Club luncheon.
FCA US in Auburn Hills today announced it has invested more than $30 million at its Chelsea Proving Grounds west of Ann Arbor to further development and testing of autonomous vehicle and advanced safety technologies.
Detroit’s Peninsula Capital Partners today announced it has sold its interests in Walpar in connection with a sale of the company to Valmont Industries Inc. of Omaha, Neb. Walpar is based in Birmingham, Ala.
Southfield’s Beaumont Health today announced plans to develop outpatient care campuses in northeast Macomb County and western Wayne County in 2020. The exact locations haven’t been released, but groundbreakings are slated for next year.
Ann Arbor’s University of Michigan plans to open the Weiser Diplomacy Center with a $10-million gift from U-M alumni Ron and Eileen Weiser. The center will serve as a hub for engagement with the foreign political community.