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Next Generation

General Motors and Ford Motor Co. are investing millions of dollars to upgrade their historic technical and research centers in a bid to better compete for talent with Google, Apple, Uber, and others.

The Mighty Wurlitzer

An automotive design museum in Chesterfield Township combines classic cars, mechanical wonders, and one amazing grand organ.

Boosting Detroit

Young CEO of the Year hopes new energy drink adds sparkle to the city.

PDA Q&A: Cedric Ballarin

Vice President, Faurecia North America, Auburn Hills

More than Sirius

Engineering researchers at the University of Michigan are taking intelligent personal assistant application capability beyond the realm of possibility.

Legal Eagles

For the third year, DBusiness honors six young lawyers as nominated by our readers and their peers.

Potestivo & Associates Names Associate Attorney

Hospice of Michigan Promotes, Expands Staff

Penske, Hertz Partner on Special Paint Scheme for Darlington Race

Former Michigan Senate Minority Leader Rejoins Dickinson Wright

Cooper Standard Appoints Corporate Controller, Chief Accounting Officer

DBusiness Breakfast Series Featuring Powered by Women 2015

DBusiness celebrated with metro Detroit’s top female executives at the DBusiness Breakfast Series featuring the 2015 Powered by Women honorees.

Carhartt Retail Store Opens in Detroit’s Midtown District

Detroit Zoo-Bred Crocodiles to be Released in Cambodia

American Sewing Expo to Return to Novi

Continuum Services Names New Chief Operating Officer

Cranbrook Academy of Art and Art Museum Adds New Leadership

KPMG Names New Managing Director

Henry Ford College Appoints New Director for M-TEC

Secrest Wardle Partner Honored for Work with Veterans

Forgotten Harvest to Host Second Annual Women’s Harvest Lunch

'Looking For Alaska' Opens Casting Call for Extras

Townsend Hotel’s Rugby Grille Names New Chef de Cuisine

Marsh & McLennan Names Managing Director

Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss Names Associate Attorney

NextEnergy Plans Connected Vehicle Event

Jolly Pumpkin Pizzeria and Brewery Goes to the Dogs

Guiding Light

An inventor from Novi uses light to eliminate production errors.

US-Mattress Adds 2 Locations in Metro Detroit

Merrill Lynch Director Named Among Top Asset Managers

Sea Life Names New Operations Manager

Detroit Historical Society Adds New Leadership

Beaumont President to Direct Post-Acute Care Division

World Heritage Air Museum Opens New Headquarters at Oakland International Airport

Coming-of-Age Movie Filmed in Traverse City Region

Detroit Trading Co. Names New General Counsel

Garden Party Foundation Raises $1M for Trade Schools

Integral Technologies Secures Firm's Largest Order from South Korea

Detroit Zoo Offers Free Admission Day for Seniors

Urban Land Institute Offers Leadership Class

Health Alliance Plan Names New Vice President of Billing

National Coney Island Plans Job Fair at 16 Locations

Hyper Speed

The inside story of how a trio of young entrepreneurs convinced billionaire Dan Gilbert to back high-speed Internet service in Detroit — and beyond.

BorgWarner Named 'Fit-Friendly' Worksite

United Shore Names New Chief Operating Officer

Annual Youmacon 2015 Celebrates Japanese Pop Culture in Detroit

A Badger Tale

New app helps Troy-based logistics firm recover from the recession.

Christensen Law Names New Associate

Spin View

Northville Park Place Shopping Center to Open Next Week

Light-Speed USA Wins Lighting Challenge for RecoveryPark

Dallas Industries Names New Regional Sales Manager

Applebaum and Knight Artists Awarded Residences in Detroit

Ghafari Names New President of Process Group

Focus: Remote Payment

For DTE Energy, drug stores have become a fertile ground for customers who traditionally stood in long lines at their payment centers.

Atwell Hires New Director of Marketing in Southfield

West Michigan Golf Clubs Integrate Operations

Michigan Companies Travel to China for Export Opportunities

Truscott Rossman Adds Senior Account Executive

Michipreneur Launches Entrepreneur Platform

Southfield Names Acting Fire Chief

Honigman Partner Named to Lawyers Association Council

‘It’s All Turned Out Real Well’

Detroiter Mike Kinsley on His Roots, Punditry, and Battling Parkinson’s Disease.

Executive Director Leaving Detroit Creative Corridor Center

Farbman Group/NAI Farbman Promotes Staff, Managers

Maddin, Hauser, Roth & Heller Adds New Executive Council Member

Crossroads for Youth Names New Board Members

Lutheran Social Services Adds New Leadership, Board Members

Rockind Law Adds New Paralegal

Potestivo & Associates Names New Compliance Manager

Schostak Restaurants Plan Statewide Job Fair to Hire 350

Eisbrenner Public Relations Names New Assistant Account Executive

Detroit Diversity Center Named Among Fastest Growing Firms in U.S.

Two Holiday Movies Filming in Detroit

Association of Defense Trial Counsel Elects New Board Member

I-75, Lodge to Close for Weekend for M-1 Rail Project

Community Foundation Names New Grants Manager

DNR Stocks 4.7M Walleye Throughout Michigan

Leon & Lulu to Host Summer Artists’ Market

Changan Automobile Develops Autonomous Vehicles for Chinese Market

Collins Einhorn Farrell Hires New Attorney

27 Detroit Properties to be Paired with Businesses

State Wine Competition Winners Announced

Southfield Housing Complexes to Undergo $18M Renovations

OpTech Extends Contract with Navy Support Service Platform

Farbman Group Names Vice President of Real Estate for DMC

DSO Launches On-Demand Music Archive

Neighborhood Service Organization Adds 3 New Board Members

Sanders Adds New VP of Operations, Technology

Detroit's NH Learning Solutions Acquires CompuWorks

U.S Grain Shipments up 60% in St. Lawrence Seaway

Gleaners Community Food Bank Names New CFO

Cliff Bells, The Whitney to Participate in 13th Annual Detroit Restaurant Week

Firebird Tavern Marks 2nd Year with Special Bourbon Release

Detroit Chinese Business Association Marks 20 Years

McKeen and Associates Adds Offices in Penobscot Building

Airfoil Names New Social, Digital Media Manager

Applications Open for Detroit Head Start Spots

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Tune In

Next Generation

General Motors and Ford Motor Co. are investing millions of dollars to upgrade their historic technical and research centers in a bid to better compete for talent with Google, Apple, Uber, and others.

Boosting Detroit

Young CEO of the Year hopes new energy drink adds sparkle to the city.

More than Sirius

Engineering researchers at the University of Michigan are taking intelligent personal assistant application capability beyond the realm of possibility.

Guiding Light

An inventor from Novi uses light to eliminate production errors.

Hyper Speed

The inside story of how a trio of young entrepreneurs convinced billionaire Dan Gilbert to back high-speed Internet service in Detroit — and beyond.

A Badger Tale

New app helps Troy-based logistics firm recover from the recession.

Spin View

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Mother of Motors

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Swift Vigilance

The commissioning of the USS Detroit next spring provides a unique opportunity to celebrate and commemorate the state’s maritime industry.
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