Ally Financial Inc., based in Detroit, has announced the development of Clearmatch, a digital service that allows customers to be approved for financing on vehicles in dealer inventories. Clearmatch was developed through Clearlane, Ally's online auto financing platform.
Chassix Inc., a global automotive supplier of casting and machining solutions based in Southfield, today announced it has acquired Benteler Automotive Farsund's lightweight aluminum low pressure automotive casting business, based in Norway. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Ann Arbor-based Give and Take Inc. today announced its knowledge collaboration platform Givitas is available for widespread use in enterprises. As Give and Take's flagship product, Givitas is a technology platform designed to assist organizations apply and scale the concepts of giving and reciprocity that are shared in Adam Grant's bestseller book, Give and Take.
As smart grids, autonomous vehicles, and other innovations become commonplace, the "Smart Cities: A Connected Way Forward" symposium will discuss how local governments can prepare for the coming revolution.
Beaumont Hospital, Grosse Pointe has received the highest honor for nursing excellence through the Magnet recognition program of the American Nurses Credentialing Center, a subsidiary of the American Nurses Association. Established in 1994, Magnet recognizes health care organizations for nursing excellence, quality patient care, and innovations in professional nursing practice.
Nino Salvaggio International Marketplace, a speciality grocer with locations in St. Clair Shores, Troy, and Clinton Township, and a fourth location in Bloomfield Township coming this summer (southwest corner of Maple and Telegraph roads), today announced the launch of Nino's Fresh2Go, an online shopping service.
Adient, an automotive seating manufacturer based in Detroit, has partnered with India's Arvind Limited, a textile company, to form Adient Arvind Automotive Fabrics, a joint venture that will develop, manufacture, and sell automotive fabrics in India.
Lost Mitten in Bloomfield Hills has announced it has received formal registration and the approval announcement of its ski-training ring design from the U.S. Patent Office. The device, called SkiRing, helps skiers learn proper hand placement and stance.
The board of the Michigan Land Bank Fast Track Authority today approved proposals to sell the property where the Michigan State Fair was once held to the city of Detroit and Magic Plus. The latter entity includes former NBA and Michigan State University star basketball player, Earvin "Magic" Johnson.
The Connor Avenue Assembly Plant in Detroit, the former production home of the Dodge Viper, will get a second life. Today, FAC US in Auburn Hills announced that the plant will be used as an internal meeting and display space that will showcase the company's concept and historic vehicle collection.
The Westin Book Cadillac Detroit hotel downtown has been outperforming most of its national peers, but behind the scenes, the city and pension funds used for its redevelopment nearly 10 years ago may now take a huge loss.