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Farmington Hills-based Humanetics Innovative Solutions Acquires Austrian-based Safety Test Manufacturer

Farmington Hills-based Humanetics Innovative Solutions Inc., a safety testing and developer of biofidelic crash test dummies, simulation software models, and custom sensor solutions, today announced it has acquired Linz, Austria's DSD Testing GmbH, a manufacturer of advanced safety test equipment. Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

Troy’s MOTOR Information Systems Adds Data System for Tire Industry

Troy-based MOTOR Information Systems has launched MOTOR TireTech, a data delivering system for up-to-date OEM tire specifications for North American passenger cars, light duty trucks, and vans.

U-M Report: Jobs, Wages Keeps Consumer Confidence High

Jobs, wages, and higher after-tax pay has kept consumer confidence high for more than a year, according to Ann Arbor's University of Michigan Surveys of Consumers, released today. In its February study, consumer sentiment was just below the October 2017 peak of 100.7, which was the highest level since 2004.

Business Leaders For Michigan Predict Growth for Michigan, U.S. Economies

Michigan and the United States will see stronger economic growth due to federal tax reform, says Business Leaders for Michigan members in its latest quarterly survey released today.

Detroit’s Henry Ford Health System Partners With Accesso To Offer Patients Personalized Digital Platform

Henry Ford Health System, headquartered in Detroit, today announced a partnership with Accesso Technology Group to offer The Experience Engine (TE2), a platform that provides patients with real-time content and services via a smart device.

Birmingham’s Broder and Sachse Real Estate To Relocate To Detroit

Broder and Sachse Real Estate Inc. in Birmingham today announced it will relocate to the Arts League Building at 1528 Woodward Ave. in downtown Detroit. The staff is expected to be fully operational in the Detroit office by March 5.

Pennsylvania’s Galley Group To Open Project For Up-And-Coming Chefs In Detroit’s Federal Reserve Building

Detroit's Bedrock today announced Galley Group Inc., the company behind Pittsburgh's food hall and restaurant incubator Smallman Galley, will open a location in Detroit's Federal Reserve Building at 160 W. Fort St. It will be the company's fourth location and is slated to open fall 2018.

Scent-based Cocktail Bar to Open in Detroit’s Midtown District

A new craft cocktail bar called Castalia is slated to open March 21 in Detroit's Midtown district. The bar will focus on the ties between fragrance and flavor.

Detroit’s General Motors Co. Expands Landfill-Free Efforts Worldwide

General Motors Co. in Detroit today announced an expansion of its landfill-free program. All the company's manufacturing plants in Canada, Mexico, and South America now recycle, reuse, or convert to energy all waste from daily operations.

Ford and Domino’s Pizza Conduct Second Round of Self-Driving Delivery Vehicle Testing In Miami

Domino's Pizza Inc. in Ann Arbor, the world's largest pizza company based on retail sales, and Ford Motor Co. in Dearborn have partnered to conduct a second round of self-driving vehicle testing. The two-month test will take place in Miami and will include delivery service.