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Autoneum Opens New N.A. Headquarters and Technical Center in Novi

Novi-based acoustical consultant Autoneum today announced the opening of its new North American headquarters in Novi. The new Autoneum facility brings together research and development activities in the North American market with the management of the region’s business group.

Report: Will Millennials Be Metro Detroit’s Next Homebuyers?

A recent study on millennial homebuyers conducted by Michigan State University’s master of science in marketing research program and United Shore Financial Services in Troy revealed that 96 percent of millennials in metro Detroit would be more inclined to buy a home if they were aware that a down payment on a home could be the equivalent of two months’ rent.

DMI Acquires Lochbridge and Enters the Connected Car and IoT Market

DMI, a mobility solutions provider, today announced the acquisition of Detroit-based Lochbridge, an Internet of Things (IoT) solutions provider for the automotive, healthcare, financial services, and manufacturing industries.

Comcast Introduces Xfinity xFi, Personalized Internet Options

Comcast today launched Xfinity xFi, a personalized Wi-Fi experience that provides a digital dashboard for customers to set up their home Wi-Fi network, find their password, connect to devices, troubleshoot issues, set parental controls, and pause access on their home network.

Former U-M Health CEO Dr. Ora Hirsch Pescovitz Named 7th Oakland University President

Oakland University today announced the appointment of Dr. Ora Hirsch Pescovitz as the new president of the institution. Pescovitz will be the university’s seventh president when she succeeds current president George Hynd, who will be in office until Aug. 14. The university’s Board of Trustees voted Thursday to hire Dr. Pescovitz, a senior vice president at Eli Lilly and former CEO of the University of Michigan Health System.

WeWork to Partner With Quicken Loans on Creator Awards in Detroit, Provide $1.5M

The Creator Awards, a global initiative from WeWork, will award more than $20 million to entrepreneurs, small businesses, growing companies, non-profits, and artists. WeWork, which offers shared workspace and services for a range of clients, has locations at Merchant’s Row (1449 Woodward) and Campus Martius (1001 Woodward) in downtown Detroit.

Vin Diesel Joins the Dodge SRT Family to Form ‘The Brotherhood of Muscle’ 

Auburn Hills-based FCA US announced that Dodge and SRT are partnering with actor Vin Diesel for a new campaign that will be featured in a series of television ads which will debut throughout the spring. Diesel is known for driving Dodge performance vehicles in his role as Dom Toretto in the "Fast & Furious" film franchise.

BorgWarner Develops Key Technology for Hybrid and Electric Vehicles

Auburn Hills-based automotive supplier BorgWarner today announced the development of a high-voltage temperature coefficient (PTC) cabin heater as a waste heat independent heating solution for electric and hybrid vehicles.

Pet Supplies Plus Debuts Healthier Ingredients for Dogs and Puppies

Livonia-based Pet Supplies Plus, which has 390 locations in 29 states, is adding a new line to its Redford Naturals portfolio of dry dog food Limited Ingredient Diet (LID) formulas.

Wolverine Human Services’ Core Orchards to Begin Planting Demonstration Apple Orchard in Detroit

Core Orchards Detroit, a division of Wolverine Human Services (WHS), today announced that it will begin planting 350 Honeycrisp apple trees to create a demonstration orchard on the city’s east side. The trees will grow in a high-tech, high density growing system located on land at Lenox and Charlevoix St.