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Winning Futures hosted its 25th Anniversary Awards Celebration on Tuesday, May 14 at Club Venetian in Madison Heights.
The Detroit City Council Tuesday voted to approve final agreements necessary to allow Auburn Hills’ Fiat Chrysler Automobiles to invest $2.5 billion into a new assembly plant in Detroit, upgrade the Jefferson North Assembly Plant, and create 4,950 new middle-class union jobs in the city. Detroit residents will have priority in FCA’s hiring process.
More homes sold in April 2019 year-over-year, according to the RE/MAX Housing Report of Southeastern Michigan. The median sales price also increased, and homes spent more days on the market.
The Michigan Strategic Fund Tuesday granted funding to Auburn Hills’ Fiat Chrysler Automobiles for its Detroit projects as well as three community revitalization projects expected to generate a total investment of $131 million and create 293 jobs in Michigan.
Orchards Children’s Services hosted its annual Gerald L. Levin Champions for Children Signature Event on Saturday, May 11 at the MotorCity Casino Hotel’s Sound Board. The evening included a cocktail reception, plated dinner, entertainment, and an auction. The organization is based in Southfield and offers adoption, foster care, and family preservation services.
Lake Orion’s American Battery Solutions Inc. has announced its emergence from stealth mode and its agreement to acquire high-voltage manufacturing and testing assets from Robert Bosch Battery Systems in Orion Township.
More single-family permits were issued in April than expected – 431 as opposed to 409 – in Macomb, Oakland, St. Clair, and Wayne counties, according to the Home Builders Association of Southeastern Michigan. This brings the year-to-date total to 1,173.
Michigan Mobility Institute Partners with Wayne State University to Develop Advanced Mobility Curriculum
The Michigan Mobility Institute has announced Detroit-based Wayne State University’s College of Engineering as its inaugural education partner to develop an advanced mobility educational curriculum.
@Aspen, a financial services organization, hosted its Fifth Annual Cinco de Mayo Fiesta on Thursday, May 2 at its Troy office. Guests enjoyed margaritas, fruit cups, a taco truck, and raffles. As part of the event, the company made a donation to Detroit Cristo Rey High School for school uniforms. // Photographs by Patrick Gloria
Detroit’s General Motors today announced the debut of an electronic platform for its next generation of vehicles, electric vehicles, active safety, infotainment, connectivity features, and the evolution of the Super Cruise driver assistance feature.