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French Firms Plan Visit to Troy to Study Autonomous Vehicles

An event focused on connected and autonomous vehicles for French businesses looking to gain access to America’s autonomous vehicle market will be held next month at Valeo’s North American headquarters in Troy.

Ford to Open Job Training, Resource Center in South Africa

Ford Motor Co.’s philanthropic branch, the Ford Fund, today announced it will build a job training and development center in South Africa, modeled after the original Ford Resource and Engagement Center in southwest Detroit.

Dodge’s Drag Racing Event Returns to Pontiac Ahead of Woodward Dream Cruise

The Dodge brand is once again sponsoring Roadkill Nights, a pop-up car festival and drag racing event, to be held in August in Pontiac before the Woodward Dream Cruise, Presented by Chevrolet.

Report: Automakers Need to Invest in Better Relations with Suppliers

If automakers are going to meet financial challenges that loom ahead, such as a drop in forecasted sales, they will have to work more closely with their suppliers given OEMs spend 70 percent to 80 percent of their revenue on parts, components, and materials, says a new study released today by Planning Perspectives Inc., a Birmingham-based consulting firm.

Delphinus Medical Technologies Moves to Larger Headquarters in Novi

Delphinus Medical Technologies Inc., a developer of breast ultrasound technology, today announced it will relocate its headquarters this week to Novi, in a new space that’s nearly triple the size of its location in Plymouth Township.

Chinese Automaker GAC Group Returns to 2017 Detroit Auto Show

The Chinese automaker GAC Group today announced it would return to the 2017 North American International Auto Show at Cobo Center in downtown Detroit after not participating this year. The group last exhibited at the auto show in 2015, unveiling its GS4 SUV.

$165K Project Underway to Improve Michigan’s Au Sable River Trout Habitat

Calling all anglers: Work begins this week on a project to enhance five miles of the Au Sable River tributary in northern Michigan to improve the habitat of brook trout. Jackson-based Consumers Energy is funding the $165,000 project.

Red Wings to Offer Youth Street Hockey Clinics This Summer

The Detroit Red Wings will offer free street hockey clinics for youths around the state beginning in July, in Meijer parking lots in cities such as Ann Arbor, Allen Park, and Lansing, among others.

Hamtramck-filmed Crime Movie ‘Cash Only’ Premieres in Novi, Birmingham

A new crime-thriller filmed in Hamtramck, called "Cash Only," is now being shown at the Emagine Novi and the Birmingham 8 movie theater, and is also available for download.

Ford Receives 6,500 Applications for $450,000 GT Supercar

Ford Motor Co. received more than 6,500 applications for its new Ford GT high-performance supercar — with a starting price around $450,000. Ford is limiting the production to 250 vehicles per year.