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Federal-Mogul Motorparts in Southfield to Launch Garage Gurus HD at HDAW in Las Vegas

Southfield based-Federal-Mogul today announced it will launch Garage Gurus HD (heavy Duty) and its commercial vehicle products for the wheel end, visibility, steering, suspension, and engine repair markets during Heavy-Duty Aftermarket Week 2018 (HDAW), from Jan. 22-25, in Las Vegas.

Blain’s Farm and Fleet to Open in Jackson and Portage, More Michigan Stores Planned

Wisconsin-based Blain’s Farm and Fleet, a regional chain of retail stores targeted to home owners, families, hobby farmers, and rural shoppers, has announced it will be opening two locations in Michigan, with more stores planned. The first two locations are slated to open this fall in Jackson and Portage.

Italian Quick Service Restaurant Fazoli’s to Open Locations in Monroe, Jackson, and Lansing; More...

Fazoli’s, a chain of quick service Italian restaurants, today announced it will enter the Michigan market this year with new restaurants in Monroe, Jackson, and Lansing. More stores are planned in the state, including metro Detroit.

Detroit’s AirSpaceX Reveals Electric VTOL Aircraft at 2018 North American International Auto Show

Detroit-based Airspace Experience Technologies (AirSpaceX), a subsidiary of Detroit Aircraft Corp., has unveiled a sub-scale model of its autonomous electric VTOL aircraft, "MOBi-ONE," during the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) at Detroit’s Cobo Center.

Hyundai Debuts 2019 Veloster Turbo and Veloster N in Forza Motorsport 7 at North...

South Korean automaker Hyundai Motor Co., which operates a large R&D campus in York Township near Ann Arbor, revealed the all-new 2019 Veloster Turbo and Veloster N today during the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) at Detroit’s Cobo Center. Both cars join the list of drivable vehicles in Forza Motorsport 7 for Xbox and Windows 10.

Acura Debuts 2019 RDX Prototype at North American International Auto Show

Japan-based Acura has introduced the 2019 Acura RDX Prototype during the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) at Detroit’s Cobo Center. The five-passenger SUV is slated to launch mid-2018. Previous RDX models have seen five consecutive years of record sales and seven straight years of year-over-year sales growth.

Royal Oak-Based Vectorform and Microsoft Partner to Expand HoloLens Technology for Automotive Design 

Royal Oak’s Vectorform, a digital product and experiences company with capabilities in mixed reality design and engineering, today announced a collaboration with Microsoft Corp. to innovate vehicle design and the prototyping processes for the automotive industry.

West Michigan’s Whirlpool Corp. to Collaborate with Honeywell on Smart Technology

Benton Harbor-based Whirlpool Corp. today announced at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas the expansion of its smart home appliance ecosystem through a collaboration with commercial and consumer electronics company Honeywell International Inc.

Gov. Snyder Reorganizes Agency for Energy, Public Service Commission

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder today announced a restructuring of the Michigan Agency for Energy (MAE) and the Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC), in addition to a change in the chair of the Pipeline Safety Advisory Board.

UM Startup, May Mobility, Plans to Double Staff in 2018

May Mobility, a startup launched at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, which last year tested its driverless shuttles on public streets in downtown Detroit, today announced it will double its workforce to 30 employees in 2018. Job openings include engineers, customer development professionals, and operations managers.