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Chrysler Partners with Kango on Digital Family Rideshare Service Partnership

Auburn Hills-based FCA U.S. and Kango, an app-based, on-demand service that provides rides and childcare to kids from preschool to high school, today announced a partnership that will allow Kango drivers to use Chrysler’s Pacifica Hybrid minivans.

DMC Appoints New Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital and Sinai-Grace Hospital CEOs

The Detroit Medical Center (DMC) today announced the appointments of Karima Bentounsi as CEO of Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital in Commerce Township and Conrad Mallett as CEO of Sinai-Grace Hospital in Detroit.

Report: U.S. Home Sellers Realized Average Price Gain of $51,000 in Q2 2017, Highest...

ATTOM Data Solutions today released its second quarter 2017 U.S. Home Sales Report, which reveals homeowners who sold their homes in the second quarter realized an average price gain of $51,000 since purchase, the highest average price gain since 2007.

Service Improvements Grow QLINE Ridership to 6,300 Average Trips Per Day

M-1 RAIL officials today announced significant operational improvements have helped to grow ridership on the light-rail service along Woodward Avenue in Detroit. QLINE ridership has increased from an average of 4,000 trips per day the week of June 12 to an average of 6,300 the week of July 17.

Report: U.S. Auto CEOs Prioritize Investments in Cognitive, AI Technology Compared to Global Peers

KPMG, an audit, tax, and advisory services firm with a large practice in Detroit, today released a report that finds U.S. automotive CEOs are increasing investment in innovation, artificial intelligence (AI), and emerging technologies compared to their global peers. 

Fitness Things Merges with All-Pro Exercise to Sell Brunswick Corporation’s Fitness Division

Plymouth Township-based Fitness Things, a family-owned and operated home and commercial fitness center equipment consulting company, today announced its merger with All-Pro Exercise Inc., a Plymouth Township-based commercial fitness outfitter. The merged companies will be a provider of the Brunswick Corp.’s fitness division, including Life Fitness, Cybex, Sci Fit, InMovement, and Indoor Cycling Group in Michigan and across the U.S.

Detroit’s Louis Buhl & Co. Launches Online Gallery

Louis Buhl & Co., a Detroit-based contemporary art gallery and project space, launched its online gallery today. The physical gallery will open in the coming months in Detroit. It will feature emerging and mid-career artists with a multidisciplinary focus on medium and scale. Louis Buhl & Co. aims to explore collaborative projects with artists representing diverse points of view in order to revitalize the space as a gallery and community meeting place. 

Valassis Releases Insights for Grocers to Satisfy Changing Consumer Digital Needs

Livonia-based Valassis, a media solutions provider, today released insights on how grocery store owners can keep up-to-date in an increasingly digital market, where shoppers have more options than ever.

ACSI Report: E-Business Declines 0.8 Percent

The Ann Arbor-based American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) today released the results of their E-Business Report for 2017. ACSI is an economic indicator of customer evaluations. The report examines the implications of rising customer standards for three e-business categories: social media, search engines, and news and opinion.

RE/MAX releases June Metro Detroit Housing Report, Home Prices up 7.5 Percent

The shortage of available homes continues to impact the market, driving up home prices. A total of 5,271 homes were sold this June, meaning home sales have increased 0.6 percent from last year. Home prices are 7.5 percent higher than last year, with a June median sales price of $206,502. Oakland County saw the biggest increase in home prices over last year at 10 percent. However, Livingston, Macomb, and Oakland counties each saw decreases in total home sales.