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Gloria Jean’s Coffees to Open New Location in Auburn Hills, More Locations Planned

Brian Balconi, president of Retail Food Group USA in Santa Fe Springs, today announced Gloria Jean’s Coffees will open in May in Auburn Hills. There are three existing locations in Michigan – Rochester Hills, Great Lakes Crossing in Auburn Hills, and Portage. More locations in Michigan are planned.

Detroit’s Adient Unveils Updated Luxury Seating Concepts for Autonomous Vehicles

Detroit-based global automotive seating supplier Adient today unveiled its updated Al17 concept demonstrator at Auto Shanghai 2017. The seat design and a companion cabin are for Level 3 and Level 4 autonomous vehicles, and was initially introduced at the North American International Auto Show in January at Cobo Center in Detroit.

Ken Burns Comes to Ann Arbor for a Special Preview of Upcoming PBS Film,...

Acclaimed filmmaker and former Ann Arbor resident, Ken Burns, will pay a visit to his hometown tonight to preview and discuss his latest film, The Vietnam War. The series will air in 10 parts on PBS stations nationwide in September.

Penske Truck Leasing Launches Connected Fleet Solutions 

Penske Truck Leasing, a division of Bloomfield Township-based Penske Corp., today announced the launch of its new connected fleet solutions. Using a proprietary, device-neutral data platform, the company can now connect its systems with virtually any truck and engine configuration or telematics service provider.

MSU Awarded $1.2M Grant for International Health Research

Michigan State University researcher Alex Dickinson has recently received a three-year, $1.2 million Human Frontier Science Program grant in collaboration with other researchers from Germany and Australia to study how human cells respond to certain stressors associated with disease and aging.

Buick Debuts 2018 Buick Enclave Avenir

Detroit automaker General Motors Co. has debuted the 2018 Buick Enclave Avenir, which includes an extensive set of standard features and premium materials throughout the vehicle.

Under Armour Gears up for Detroit Opening

Under Armour, a Baltimore-based athletic wear company, is set to open its first Under Armour Brand warehouse on April 13 at 10 a.m. at its 1201 Woodward Ave. location. The grand opening will be from 5-8 p.m. and will include food, beverages, music, and shoe customization.

Nexteer and Dongfeng Components Sign Joint Venture Agreement

Nexteer Automotive, an Auburn Hills-based global leader in intuitive motion control, has signed an agreement to form a joint venture with Dongfeng Motor Parts and Components Group Co. in China. The joint venture, equally owned by both parties, will design and manufacture electric power steering (EPS) systems for Dongfeng and its affiliated companies.

Security Vitals Launches New Service to Prevent Manufacturing Job Loss in Michigan

Security Vitals, a Pontiac-based cybersecurity services firm, today announced the release of the Compliance as a Service (CaaS) offering to help manufacturers retain their government contracts by complying with the NIST 800-171 security standard.

BAE Systems Awarded $112M Army Contract to Sustain M88 Recovery Vehicles

BAE Systems, a Sterling Heights-based aerospace company, today announced it has received a $112 million contract from the U.S. Army to perform technical support and sustainment of M88 recovery vehicles. The contract, awarded by the Army’s TACOM Life Cycle Management Command, is for ongoing service and improvements to BAE Systems-built M88A1 and M88A2 recovery vehicles over the next four years.