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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.
Ford Raptor on road

New Ford Ranger Raptor Enhances Off-road Performance with Live Valve Suspension

Ford Motor Co. in Dearborn says the new 2024 Ford Ranger Raptor is the most powerful and high-performance, off-road capable Ranger ever due in no small part to its suspension.The FOX Live Valve Internal...
Drone by power wires

Renaissance Venture Capital IDs Top Michigan Early-stage Companies

Renaissance Venture Capital, an Ann Arbor-based fund of funds that supports the growth of venture capital investment in Michigan, has published its semi-annual Hotlist of top early-stage Michigan startups that are seeking venture capital...
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The Real Renee

The Real Renee is a 100 percent woman-owned business, founded in 2020 by Renee Sorgi, that creates snacks specifically for families afflicted with food allergies.“I founded my company after learning about my own autoimmune...
Ford EV Mustang

Ford Scales Back BlueOval Battery Park in Marshall

Ford Motor Co. in Dearborn has resumed work on its BlueOval Battery Park in Marshall after a pause caused by the UAW strike. The battery facility, however, will be smaller than originally planned.When announced...
Gilly's barroom

7OH2 Hospitality Announces Spring 2024 Opening of Gilly’s Clubhouse and Rooftop

7OH2 Hospitality in Detroit today announced Gilly's Clubhouse and Rooftop at 1550 Woodward Ave. in downtown Detroit will open in spring 2024. It also released new renderings of the 10,000-square-foot bar and restaurant facility.Operated...
Michigan Capitol dome

Michigan State Capitol Becomes Nation’s First to Deploy Proactive AI Gun Detection

The Michigan State Capitol in Lansing has deployed an AI-based, proactive gun detection video analytics platform designed to protect politicians, government officials, and visitors from gun-related violence.The system is supplied by Philadelphia-based ZeroEyes, which...
American Battery executives

American Battery Solutions in Lake Orion to be Acquired by Komatsu

American Battery Solutions (ABS), a designer, developer, and manufacturer of advanced lithium-ion batteries in Lake Orion, will be acquired by Komatsu, a Japanese manufacturer of construction, mining, forestry, and industrial heavy equipment. The financial...
ONE ev platform

Our Next Energy

Founded in 2020 by Mujeeb Ijaz, Novi-based Our Next Energy (ONE) is a startup in the electric vehicle battery market.The company began production of domestically made lithium iron phosphate (LFP) battery cells earlier this...
Zeus EV truck

Port Huron’s Edison Manufacturing to Build New EV Work Truck

Zeus Electric Chassis Inc. in White Bear Lake, Minn., has selected Port Huron’s Edison Manufacturing and Engineering Inc. to partner in the production of its Class 5 chassis cab work trucks starting in 2024.Zeus...
Cadillac Optiq

Cadillac Unveils 2025 Optiq Compact EV SUV

The Cadillac brand of General Motors Co. in Detroit has delivered a sneak peek at its 2025 entry-level compact SUV — Optiq — the fourth vehicle to join its expanding global electric vehicle portfolio.For...