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Denso in Southfield Acquires All Assets of Automotive Diagnostics Supplier Ease Simulation Inc.

Denso, a large automotive supplier that has its North American headquarters in Southfield, today announced it has acquired Ease Simulation Inc., a company that specializes in automotive diagnostics technology.

Lafayette West Mixed-use Housing Development East of Downtown Detroit Receives Approvals

Ginosko Development Co. in Novi today announced it has received approval from the Neighborhood Advisory Council (NAC) and the Detroit City Council for its Lafayette West project in Lafayette Park east of downtown Detroit.

General Motors Posts $2.8B Profit in Third Quarter; 10.2 Percent Margin

General Motors Co. in Detroit today announced third-quarter 2018 earnings results reflecting profitability in all core-operating segments, driven by new full-size trucks and crossovers in North America. In turn, GM China equity income and GM Financial EBT posted third-quarter records.

Ford and Baidu Inc. Partner on Autonomous Vehicle Test Project in China

Ford Motor Co. in Dearborn and Baidu Inc. in China today announced the commencement of a two-year joint autonomous vehicle test project under which the two companies will further advance the development and on-road testing of autonomous vehicles in China.

Shinola in Detroit and Disney Launch Mickey Mouse Classics Collection

Detroit-based Shinola and Disney today announced the launch of the Mickey Classics Collection, a capsule collection that honors 90 years of Mickey Mouse. The collaboration is part of “Mickey the True Original,” a global celebration of Mickey’s heritage, personality, and status as a pop-culture icon.

Chevrolet Debuts Electric COPO Camaro Concept, Delivers 700 Horsepower

Fifty years after the original COPO Camaro special order performance models were introduced, Chevrolet today announced the debut of the COPO Camaro Concept that provides an electrified vision for drag racing.

Ford Performance and World Champion Drifter Vaughn Gitti Jr. Announce Limited-edition Series 1 Mustang...

World champion drifter Vaughn Gittin Jr. and his RTR Vehicles team and Ford Performance today announced the introduction of the new Series 1 Mustang RTR — the latest addition to the Mustang family.

Kirco Manix Completes R&D Facility for 3-D Printer Oerlikon in Plymouth Township

Kirco Manix, a property management firm in Troy, has completed the construction of a state-of-the-art manufacturing and R&D facility for Oerlikon in Plymouth Township.

Sahara Restaurant and Grill Will Open Next Year at Columbia Street Project Next to...

On Thursday, Olympia Development of Michigan announced that Sahara Restaurant and Grill will open its first location in Detroit next year. The 4,500-square-foot space will be located at the Little Caesars world headquarters campus expansion on Columbia Street, immediately south of the Fox Theatre.

Hyde Park Prime Steakhouse Will Open in Northville Township Next Month

Hyde Park Prime Steakhouse today announced it will open its second location in the region at 17107 Haggerty Road at the Northville Village Center shopping complex in Northville Township. The eatery will open on Nov. 9.