Chevrolet today announced it will release 500 models of the 2016 Corvette Z06 C7.R Edition, a homage to Corvette racecars, that will come in yellow or black and include a specialized serialized vehicle identification number.
Auburn Hills-based FCA US LLC (Chrysler) will partner with CNH Industrial to sponsor the USA Pavilion at the World’s Fair in Milan, which runs from May through October. The fair’s theme is "Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life," and will include performances, meetings, and conferences on the topic.
The award-winning and internationally recognized Ferndale-based Valentine Distilling Co. will open a 15,000-square-foot production facility in the city to accommodate growing demand for its vodka, gin, and whiskey products. The new facility is projected to start projection this summer.
A team of researchers at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor has been awarded $1.2 million to study more efficient materials for hydrogen fuel cells. The effort is designed to pave the way for a market-ready hydrogen-powered vehicle that emits only water.
In a pilot program, Grand Rapids-based retailer Meijer today announced it has partnered with Marysville, Ohio-based Scotts-MiracleGro, a lawncare and garden brand, to open 27 garden centers in existing stores located in Michigan and the Midwest.
There are about 65,000 pizza franchises in the United States, making it an especially competitive business. One rising player is Askar Brands, which operates regional pizza concepts across the U.S. such as Papa Romano’s, Papa’s Pizza To-Go, Breadeaux Pizza, and Blackjack Pizza. The company, headquartered in Bloomfield Hills, is led by Casey Askar, president, and Sam Askar, CEO. The brothers acquire restaurants, then work to boost profits and brand equity through operational support. The brothers spoke with DBusiness Daily News about the acquisition process and the future of their company.
Detroit-based Display Group held a media preview of their renovations to Packard Building #22, along I-94 on Detroit’s east side, on April 23. The event specialist company is spending $750,000 to renovate the warehouse into an event space, offices, and showroom.