Following the announcement that Jim Hackett would replace Mark Fields as president and CEO on Monday, Ford Motor Co. today announced senior leadership appointments worldwide, completing Hackett’s newly reorganized team.
DTE Biomass Energy, an Ann Arbor-based subsidiary of DTE Energy in Detroit, today announced the acquisition of two landfill gas-to-energy projects in Texas —Ford Bend Power Procedures facility outside of Rosenberg (west of Houston) and the Seabreeze landfill gas development project in Angleton (south of Houston).
GMC announced upgrades to the 2018 Yukon Denali lineup, including styling and trim enhancements and a new 10-speed automatic transmission. The Yukon Denali’s new 10-speed automatic leverages the engineering experience of General Motors Co.’s multispeed transmissions to deliver improved performance. A wider, 7.38 overall gear ratio spread, compared to the vehicle’s previous eight-speed automatic, enables a lower numerical top gear ratio and contributes to greater efficiency.
Chevrolet and Olympia Entertainment today announced the expansion of their partnership, making Chevrolet the official vehicle of the upcoming Little Caesars Arena. The two also are official vehicle partners at Comerica Park, home to the Detroit Tigers.
Verve, a New York-based location-powered mobile marketing company, today announced its continued expansion in the Detroit market, opening a new sales office in Southfield, the company’s seventh worldwide.
The team will focus on regional sales and client services, serving local brands and advertisers including Ford Motor Co., FCA US, General Motors Co., and The Mars Agency.
After operating as a pop-up and an online retailer, clothing and accessories boutique Bird Bee today opens its first brick and mortar location at The Albert in Detroit’s Capitol Park. The soft opening will begin at 5 p.m., followed by a grand opening on Thursday, June 1 from 5-8 p.m., where shoppers can enjoy refreshments and special discounts.
Children's Hospital of Michigan Foundation hosted "Derby for Kids" on May 6 at the Grosse Pointe War Memorial. The Kentucky Derby-themed event included a strolling reception, drinks, and a live auction.