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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.

PawnGuru In Ann Arbor To Expand After Raising $2.5 Million In Series A Funding

Ann Arbor's PawnGuru, an online marketplace connecting pawn shops and consumers, yesterday announced the close of a $2.5 million series a financing round. The company intends to expand into international markets and add more network of shops within the U.S.

DowDuPont Announces Brand Names For Three Independent Companies It Plans To Create

Midland's DowDuPont yesterday announced the corporate brand names that each of its divisions plans to assume once they are separated as independent companies. Many product names will remain unchanged.

Blink Fitness Expands To Michigan With Franchise From Two-time NBA Champion and MSU Graduate...

Blink Fitness and Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green have announced a franchise development deal to bring at least 20 gyms to Michigan and Illinois. This is Green's first investment in the company. He is a two-time NBA champion from Saginaw.

2018 Detroit Policy Conference to Focus on Improving Community Relations

The Detroit Regional Chamber's 2018 Detroit Policy Conference, to be held March 1 at the MotorCity Casino Hotel, will offer insight on the need for civility in public discourse, communities, and the workplace.

Detroit’s Health Alliance Plan to Move Its Southfield Operations to Troy

Health Alliance Plan (HAP), a Detroit-based nonprofit health plan, announced Friday it will move its Southfield operations to Troy. The company will begin relocating employees later this year.

Troy’s United Wholesale Mortgage Named Nation’s No. 1 Wholesale Lender For 3rd Year In...

United Wholesale Mortgage, a division of Troy's United Shore Financial Services, was named the No. 1 wholesale mortgage lender for residential loans in the U.S. for 2017, according to Inside Mortgage Finance, a trade publication.

Denso Corp. in Southfield Invests In California IoT And Automotive Cybersecurity Company Dellfer

Japan-based Denso Corp., which operates its North American headquarters in Southfield, has announced an investment in Dellfer, a California-based IoT (Internet of Things) and automotive cybersecurity startup.

California’s AutoPacific Forecasts A Drop In U.S. Light Vehicle Sales

California's AutoPacific, an automotive consulting firm, forecasted 16.9 million light vehicles will be sold in the U.S. in 2018. This is down approximately 300,000 units from 2017 sales. AutoPacific officially announced its forecast today.

Detroit-based Shinola President Leaves Company, New President Named

Shinola in Detroit today announced the departure of Jacques Panis as president. He has been with the company since it started in 2011. Shannon Washburn, current vice president of watch development, will be the next president.