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Aiming to highlight the history and style of Detroit and featuring locally sourced, scratch-made pizza and plates to share, tapas-style restaurant Asaysia Plates to Share is slated to open March 22 in Detroit.
Lightning Systems, a Colorado-based global developer of zero-emission systems for fleets, today announced it is on schedule for delivery this month of its new zero-emission LightningElectric system for the Ford Transit van. It also announced the development of a new zero-emission hydrogen fuel cell range extender for the product.
Farmington Hills-based New Radio Media today launched a new digital streaming entertainment network offering hyper-local focus and using local talent.
The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation (RCWJRF) in Detroit has announced Built to Play, an initiative designed to give youth across southeast Michigan and western New York more opportunities for free play through the creation of new, interactive public play spaces. In hopes of providing grassroots groups and nonprofits with support to create and maintain play spaces within neighborhoods, the Foundation is slated to invest up to $5 million per region throughout the course of the upcoming years.
The University of Michigan and Baxter have announced the signing of a licensing agreement for the expected global marketing and distribution of the arterial everter, a surgical device that could make it quicker and easier to connect arteries in complicated procedures. Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
Located in Ann Arbor, Tom and Marti Burbeck have transformed their home at Beacon Springs Farm to become the second house in the world to achieve a Living Certified ruling from the Living Building Challenge (LBC) certification by the International Living Future Institute.
FOLK, an artisanal café, is slated to open this spring in Detroit's Corktown district. The menu is inspired by the global and cultural backgrounds and travels of owners Kiki Louya and Rohani Foulkes, and will feature seasonal, made-from-scratch comfort foods. The 24-seat café will be located at 1701 Trumbull Ave. Suite B.
New research on the gig economy has the potential to help show people how to thrive as independent workers, according to researchers Sue Ashford from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Gianpiero Petriglieri of INSEAD, a French business school, and Amy Wrzesniewski of Yale University. Those who work in the gig economy are paid by companies for specific tasks on a contract basis (freelance work).
Dearborn-based Ford Motor Co. today announced changes to its senior management team. In turn, on Wednesday it was announced Raj Nair, executive vice president and president, North America, was leaving the company effective immediately due to reports of inappropriate behavior.
Jackson-based Consumers Energy and CMS Energy announced yesterday Consumers Energy's plans to reduce carbon emissions by 80 percent, eliminate the use of coal to generate electricity, and have more than 40 percent of the energy produced come from renewable sources and energy storage by 2040.