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Detroit’s Mobiliti Launches Vehicle Subscription Service Connecting Dealers and Consumers

Mobiliti, a new Detroit-based vehicle subscription service, today announced it is partnering with dealers to offer consumers vehicle subscriptions.

Detroit’s American Axle and Manufacturing Partners with Chinese Company to Manufacture Driveline Systems

American Axle and Manufacturing (AAM) in Detroit today announced it has entered into a joint venture agreement with China’s Liuzhou Wuling Automobile Industry Co. Ltd. to manufacture driveline systems, the companies announced.

Sterling Heights’ Mettle Ops Receives $4.3M in Additional Funding for Military Survival Gear

Mettle Ops in Sterling Heights has adjusted its contract with the U.S. Army Tank-Automotive Research Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC) in Warren to include a funding ceiling hike of $4.3 million. This brings the total amount in the Department of Defense (DoD) Ordnance Technology Consortium Other Transaction Agreement Contract to more than $13 million.

Ann Arbor’s Duo Security Adds Downtown Detroit Office Along Washington Blvd.

Ann Arbor-based Duo Security, a data security company, has announced it will expand operations to the historic Julian C. Madison Building, located at 1420 Washington Blvd. in downtown Detroit. The expansion will be led by the company’s engineering, information services, and product teams.

Jeep and the World Surf League Partner to Release Virtual Reality Experience

Jeep and the World Surf League (WSL) Tuesday announced the release of their virtual reality experience, called Jeep Sessions: A Surfing Journey in 360.

The DIA and Midtown Detroit to Launch Design Competition to Reimagine the DIA Campus

The Detroit Institute of Arts and Midtown Detroit Inc. Tuesday announced the launch of a DIA Plaza and Midtown Cultural Connections design competition to improve the DIA’s exterior campus.

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.