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When the top high school football players from around the globe step onto the Azul Stadium field in Mexico City for the Pro Football Hall of Fame World Bowl on Dec. 22 they will be equipped with the latest helmet from Detroit-based Xenith LLC.
Southfield-based DENSO says it will produce a next-generation inverter for electric vehicles at its Maryville, Tenn. plant as part of a $1 billion investment to make the facility a North American manufacturing hub for electrification, connectivity, and advanced safety products.
Plymouth Township’s Alliance Franchise Brands has acquired RSVP Publications of Tampa, Fla., via its wholly owned subsidiary, Allegra Holdings. The deal will expand Alliance’s offerings, bringing it to more than 650 locations.
Southfield’s Icahn Automotive Group, which owns and operates Pep Boys, AAMCO, and Precision Tune Auto Care, will acquire Jacksonville, Fla.’s RPM Automotive. RPM operates 10 auto repair locations with more than 100 service bays throughout the northeastern part of Florida. The deal is expected to close by the end of the year.
Autonomous vehicle innovator Aptiv, which operates a large technical center in Troy, has opened a 130,000-square-foot technical center in Las Vegas, showcasing the company’s end-to-end autonomous mobility business.
Karamba Security in Bloomfield Hills says it plans to demonstrate its automotive cybersecurity platform at the Consumer Electronics Show, Jan. 8-13, in Las Vegas. It also announced that retiring Ford mobility vice president and financial executive Neil M. Schloss has joined the company’s board of directors.
High-achieving, low-income students who receive a personalized commitment of financial aid are more than twice as likely to apply, be admitted to, and enroll in a top-tier university, according to a new University of Michigan study.
Colliers International Group, a large real estate and investment management company with offices in Southfield, has added a building and premises security advisory to its project management division, offering an extra layer of protection for clients.
Livonia’s Pet Supplies Plus, the third-largest pet store chain in the U.S., has been sold to Sentinel Capital Partners, a New York-based private equity firm. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.