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Tim Keenan

Tim Keenan is managing editor of DBusiness magazine, DBusiness Daily News, Tech and Mobility News, Detroit 500, and Michigan Makers. Prior to joining DBusiness, he was a senior account executive at Campbell Marketing & Communications in Dearborn, working with the Motorcraft-Quick Lane racing teams in NASCAR and the NHRA. In other positions, he executed public relations and marketing strategies for several Tier One automotive suppliers. His journalism credits include The Football News-Basketball Weekly in Detroit, The Hardwood News in Lansing, Monday Morning Newspapers in Warren, and Ward’s Communications in Southfield. While at Ward’s, Mr. Keenan was part of a team that won the prestigious Jesse H. Neal Award in 1995. In late 2020, he published “Everybody Loves Mickey,” a biography of retired professional wrestler “Irish” Mickey Doyle. Mr. Keenan also is chairman of the Michigan Aviation Hall of Fame at the Air Zoo in Kalamazoo and is a volunteer for the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America in Daytona Beach, Fla. He is a graduate of Eastern Michigan University.
UBS Financial Services Detroit office

UBS Financial Services Opens First Detroit Office in Historic Downtown Woodward Shopping District

UBS Financial Services Inc. has opened a new 11,000-square-foot branch office on the third floor of 1201/1217 Woodward Ave. in the historic downtown Woodward shopping district, its first venture in the city of Detroit.
Beaumont Livonia campus

Beaumont Health Selects Livonia for New Outpatient Care Campus

Southfield-based Beaumont Health has selected property in Livonia for a new comprehensive outpatient care campus slated to open in 2020.
Waymo vehicle

Waymo Will Build Self-Driving Vehicles at American Axle Plant in Detroit

Waymo, the San Francisco-based autonomous vehicle technology company, is partnering with Detroit’s American Axle and Manufacturing to build self-driving vehicles at one of AAM’s Motor City plants.
The Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation

The Henry Ford to Open Plum Market Kitchen This Winter

Visitors to the Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation in Dearborn will have a new health-conscious dining option starting this winter – The Plum Market Kitchen.

Mustang Top-selling Sports Coupe for Fourth Straight Year

Dearborn’s Ford Motor Co. celebrated its pony car’s 55th anniversary last week with the news that it is the world’s top-selling sports coupe for the fourth consecutive year, and the top-selling sports car in the United States last year.
eighth-generation Corvette

GM to Auction 7th-generation Corvette to Benefit Vets, First Responders

General Motors Co. will auction a final production seventh-generation Chevrolet Corvette with a new mid-engine design this summer, with the proceeds benefiting the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation, a charity that assists injured military veterans and first responders.
Workhorse N-GEN electric delivery van

Rochester Hills’ Prefix, Ohio’s Workhorse Join Forces to Refine, Manufacture Electric Delivery Vehicle of...

Rochester Hills-based Prefix Corp. and Cincinnati’s Workhouse Group Inc. are joining forces to finalize the design, development, and production of Workhorse’s N-GEN series all-electric delivery van.
3-D printing

SME’s RAPID + TCT 3-D Printing Event Continues to Grow

When Southfield’s SME convenes its 29th annual RAPID + TCT event at Cobo Center in Detroit May 20-23, its growth over three decades will be as apparent as the expansion of the 3-D printing technology on which it focuses.
electric car charging

Southfield’s USABC Grants California’s Zenlabs $4.8M Contract for Low-cost, Fast-charge Battery Development

The United States Advanced Battery Consortium in Southfield has awarded a $4.8 million technology development contract to Zenlabs Energy Inc. of Fremont, Calif., for development of low-cost, fast-charge (LC/FC) battery technology for electric vehicles.
Audi 3-D printing

Audi Expands Use of Polymer 3-D Printing in Production

German automaker Audi is expanding its use of 3-D printing by using custom-designed and locally printed auxiliary tools from a 3-D printer to help employees on production lines. It’s also creating a separate 3-D printing department.