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Jackson’s Consumers Energy Partners with Seattle Company to Deliver Battery Energy Storage System

Consumers Energy in Jackson has partnered with Doosan GridTech in Seattle to deliver one of the company’s first battery energy storage systems. The Parkview storage system will be deployed at the Colony Farm substation in Kalamazoo and will have a capacity of one megawatt, enough energy to power 1,000 homes for one hour.

Detroit Chinese Business Association to Host Cross Border Investment Summit on April 19 at...

The Detroit Chinese Business Association and the Minority Business Development Agency/Dept. of Commerce San Jose will host a full-day conference focusing on collaborative investment opportunities between the United States and China.

GM Sales Surge 16% in March, FCA US Jumps 14%, and Ford up 3.4%

Year-over-year sales for the Big 3 were up in March, with a 16 percent jump for Detroit’s General Motors Co., 14 percent for Auburn Hills’ FCA US, and 3.4 percent for Dearborn’s Ford Motor Co.

Michigan’s Council on Future Mobility Creates Public-Policy Plan for Autonomous Transportation

Michigan’s Council on Future Mobility presented a comprehensive public-policy blueprint promoting the development and application of technologies associated with autonomous, automated, and connected vehicles to Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder on Monday.

Ann Arbor’s Genomenon Partners with Veritas Genetics to Offer Genomic Information to Consumers

Genomenon, an Ann Arbor-based company that specializes in genomic data search capabilities, has partnered with Massachusetts’ Veritas, a whole genome sequencing company, to allow consumers to more easily interpret results from genetic testing.

Report: Auto Loan Interest Rates are at the Highest Point Since 2009

Edmunds, a car shopping and information platform, today reported interest rates on new vehicle loans in March have hit their highest levels since 2009.

Detroit’s Rocket Mortgage Partners with Marvel for Upcoming “Avengers: Infinity War”

Detroit’s Rocket Mortgage has partnered with Marvel Studios to co-brand a TV commercial campaign. It will shown before the release of Avengers: Infinity War, which is set to open in theaters on April 27.

St. John Providence in Southfield First in the World to Enroll Patient in Heart...

Ascension’s Providence-Providence Park Hospital in Southfield today announced it is the first in the world to enroll a patient in the landmark clinical of a miniature, wireless heart failure monitoring device.

Texas Home Care Company Purchases Southfield’s Arcadia Home Care and Staffing

Addus HomeCare Corp. of Texas today announced it has acquired the assets of Southfield’s Arcadia Home Care and Staffing. Addus closed the transaction on April 1 for $18.5 million, with funding from the delayed draw term loan portion of its credit facility.

Novi’s ITC Holdings Corp. to Reduce Rates Due to Lower Federal Income Tax Rate

ITC Holdings Corp., an independent electricity transmission company based in Novi, today announced it will reduce its customer rates as a result of a lower federal corporate income tax rate signed by President Donald Trump late last year.