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Report: COVID-19 Will Expand AVs to Rural Areas Sooner

A recent global survey found that more than 57 percent of auto tech leaders expect that COVID-19 will quicken the pace and rate of consolidation of autonomous vehicles within the automotive industry.Informa Tech Automotive...
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U-M Researchers Create Long-lasting Brain Implants

Researchers at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor are paving the way for long-lasting brain implants that can treat neurological diseases and enable mind-controlled prosthetics and machines.The scientists have reduced the power requirements...
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Detroit Intelligence Firm Launches Composites Portal

Composites, or materials made from two or more materials that, when combined, are stronger than the individual materials, are gaining traction in various industries, and a Detroit company has launched a portal of free...
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U-M Researchers Create Shapeshifting Microbots Using Origami Principles

Researchers at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor have developed robots less than a centimeter in size that can form a shape, complete a task, then reconfigure into another shape for another task.The...
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GM Debuts 350 Small-block Engine for Construction and Trade Sectors

There’s nothing like a trusty work truck. Detroit’s General Motors Co. has unveiled a new engine designed to rejuvenate old faithful when the time comes.
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Chaldean Community Foundation Completes Major Expansion in Sterling Heights

The Chaldean Community Foundation’s Sterling Heights headquarters has undergone a $5 million, 19,000-square-foot expansion, bringing the facility’s footprint to 30,000 square feet.The foundation serves 35,000 individuals each year, and the new space includes a...
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Michigan Insurance Broker Acquires Pittsburgh Company to Leverage AI

A Grand Rapids-based insurance broker has made an acquisition that will allow it to bring data science, artificial intelligence, and machine learning to its business.Acrisure has acquired the insurance practice of Tulco, a Pittsburgh-based...
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State Business Group Supports Repealing 1945 Emergency Powers

The Michigan chapter of the National Federation of Independent Business, based in Lansing, has announced it supports the “Unlock Michigan” ballot initiative that would repeal the Emergency Powers of Governor Act of 1945.The business...
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GMC Hummer EV Touted as “World’s First Supertruck,” Paired with SUV Model

General Motors Co. in Detroit today provided new details on the upcoming GMC Hummer EV, while it reported net revenue of $16.8 billion for the second quarter, a loss of $800 million compared to...
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East Jefferson Corridor Improvement Plans in Detroit to be Revealed

The East Jefferson Development Corp. and Jefferson East Inc. have completed improvement plans for the East Jefferson Corridor in Detroit, which includes the five neighborhoods along the Detroit River near Belle Isle.The organizations will...