The Ann Arbor-based University of Michigan today released the findings of a study analyzing the efficiency of self-driving vehicles. The study concluded that these vehicles have a net reduction in lifetime energy use.
On Friday, Detroit-based American Axle & Manufacturing, a major automotive supplier, reported its financial results for the fourth quarter and full year 2017. The results showed AAM had a record year in 2017 with total annual sales of $6.3B and a net income of $337.1 million (5.4 percent of sales).
Saint Joseph Mercy Health System (SJMHS) and Ann Arbor-based University of Michigan's Michigan Medicine have signed a definitive agreement, effective immediately, to create a master affiliation and a joint venture for the 133-bed St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea hospital (SJMC). The joint venture is to expand surgical and inpatient services at the hospital.
Domenico Grasso, an engineering professor who also served as provost and chief academic officer at the University of Delaware, has been selected as the next chancellor of the University of Michigan-Dearborn. His appointment is effective Aug. 1.
The Governor's Education and Talent Summit, planned for March 12 and 13 in Novi, will emphasize the importance of educators and job providers working together to develop a workforce ready for 21st-century careers and lifelong learning. The summit will be held at the Suburban Collection Showcase at 46100 Grand River Ave.
The Michigan State University Foundation has announced Applied Research Associates Inc. (ARA) in Albuquerque has opened an innovation center within the University Corporate Research Park (UCRP) in Lansing. The opening marks the beginning of a research partnership with MSU's College of Engineering.
On Jan. 25, the Coalition on Temporary Shelter in Detroit hosted its 19th annual Soup City: A Night at the Gallery at the Gem Theatre and the Century Theatre in downtown Detroit. More than 200 people enjoyed a selection of soups and chilis, a display of artwork, and live entertainment.