Ford Motor Co. today unveiled the 2017 Fusion Energi, a plug-in hybrid that it says can travel 610 miles on a full tank of gas and a battery charge. At that distance, the sedan offers the longest combined range of any hybrid of its type sold in America, the automaker says.
Two University of Michigan engineers have developed software that allows smartphones to sense force or pressure on its screen or body. The software, called ForcePhone, offers users a new way to enhance mobile devices without adding hardware components.
Vince, a contemporary clothing line founded in 2002, today opens its first Michigan location at the Somerset Collection in Troy. The 2,700-square-foot store, located at Somerset Collection South on the first level near Nieman Marcus, offers men’s and women’s clothing, footwear, and accessories.
The annual EyesOn Design fundraiser to benefit the Detroit Institute of Ophthalmology will highlight past, present, and future automotive design and will feature nearly 360 classic cars, muscle cars, and motorcycles from top collectors around the world. The show will be held on June 19 at the Edsel and Eleanor Ford House in Grosse Pointe Shores.
Farmington Hills-based Gale International, a division of Cengage Learning, has expanded its historical newspaper collection with the launch of several new archives. The expansion includes 145 years of the British best-selling newspaper, The Telegraph, a unique collection of Chinese periodicals, and a comprehensive digital collection of national, regional, and local newspapers in Britain between the 18th and 20th centuries.