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Ford Announces Purchase of 650MW of Solar Energy from DTE Energy

Through a new clean energy agreement, DTE Energy will add 650 megawatts of new solar energy capacity in Michigan for Ford Motor Co. by 2025, bringing the Dearborn automaker closer to its goal of...
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Many Michigan Hospitals Fail to Comply with Federal Price Transparency Rule

PatientRightsAdvocates.org, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization focused on creating system wide health care price transparency, released its Third Semi-Annual Hospital Price Transparency Report, which showed 16 percent of hospitals nationwide are complying with the federal...
Despite a drop in origination volume and rising interest rates, United Wholesale Mortgage posted a gain in net income in the second quarter of 2022. // Courtesy of UWM

UWM Reports 55% Jump in Q2 Net Income to $215M as Interest Rates Rise

UWM Holdings Corp., the publicly traded indirect parent of Pontiac’s United Wholesale Mortgage, today announced its financial results for the second quarter (Q2) of 2022, which showed a drop in loan origination volume from...
RoboTire's automated tire changing system is designed to take the wear and tear of repeated heavy lifting off the mechanic and onto the machine. // Courtesy of RoboTire

Plymouth’s RoboTire Installs Advanced Automated Tire Changing System

RoboTire, a Plymouth-based robotics and automation company, announced a Discount Tire store in Fountain Hills, Ariz., is now the first Discount Tire location in North America to install and operate a RoboTire tire changing...
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Tamara Rambus Named to CARE House of Oakland County’s Board of Directors

CARE House of Oakland County, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that offers the community an array of programs focused on the identification, treatment and prevention of child abuse based in Pontiac, announced Tamara Rambus as...
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Ford Executive Pete Hockey Elected to Warren’s Winning Futures Board of Directors

Winning Futures, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization based in Warren, announced Pete Hockey, global director of supply chain operations at Ford Motor Co., has been elected to the Winning Futures Board of Directors.Winning Futures is...

Tracee J. Glab Named Executive Director of the Flint Institute of Arts

The Flint Institute of Arts (FIA), located in the Flint Cultural Center, has appointed Tracee J. Glab as its new executive director.Glab, who has served as the FIA’s curator of collections and exhibitions since...
Quavo in East Lansing is brining its QFD system to KeyBank. // Courtesy of Quavo Fraud & Disputes

East Lansing’s Quavo Partners with KeyBank to Streamline Fraud and Disputes Process

Quavo Fraud and Disputes, an East Lansing-based fintech company, announced it will partner with KeyBank to deploy its automated dispute management platform, designed to streamline the entire fraud and disputes process.KeyCorp, the holding company...
The Forbes Under 30 Summit from Oct. 2-5 at the Detroit Opera House will feature Megan Thee Stallion as a keynote speaker. // Courtesy of Detroit Opera

Forbes Under 30 Summit Coming to Detroit Opera House Oct. 2-5

Forbes announced its 2022 Under 30 Summit, presented by Rocket Mortgage, will take place Oct. 2-5 at the historic Detroit Opera House and virtually, convening more than 2,500 young leaders and entrepreneurs who are...
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Baldwin Center

Baldwin Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization in Pontiac that seeks to feed, clothe, educate, and empower the underserved population of the city. It offers drive-thru or walk-up hot lunches from 10:30 a.m. to...