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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. USABC...
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...

Southfield’s Lear Acquires Connected Car Software Provider Xevo

Lear Corp., a Southfield-based supplier of automotive seating and electrical and electronic systems, has finalized the acquisition of Seattle-based Xevo Inc., a leading automotive software supplier of software cloud, car, and mobile devices. According to...
ATLAS satellite communications system

Traverse City’s ATLAS Space Operations Wins Defense Prototype Contract

ATLAS Space Operations Inc., a Traverse City-based space communications company, has won a 12-month Department of Defense contract to develop a prototype satellite communications solution for multiple U.S. Air Force mission applications based on...
Dustin Johnson

World’s No. 1 Golfer Dustin Johnson, Rickie Fowler, Bubba Watson Commit to Rocket Mortgage...

Dustin Johnson, the world’s number-one-ranked golfer, as well as Rickey Fowler and Bubba Watson, have committed to playing in the inaugural Rocket Mortgage Classic at the Detroit Golf Club June 25-30. Johnson is a 20-time...
Valeo charging display

Troy’s Valeo Debuts Electric Vehicle Advances at Chinese Auto Show

Valeo, a French automotive supplier with its North American headquarters in Troy, is exhibiting its newest electric vehicle technology this week at the Shanghai International Auto Show in China. On the Valeo stand in Shanghai...
Eaton 150kw Inverter

Southfield’s Eaton to Supply High-Performance Inverters for Battery-Electric Passenger Vehicle

Eaton, a large power management company based in Southfield, today announced that its eMobility business was chosen by France’s Nidec-PSA Emotors to supply high-performance traction inverters for a battery-electric vehicle platform. Eaton will provide its...
Shanghai skyline

Aptiv Expands Global Testing with Opening of China Autonomous Mobility Center

Aptiv, a global technology company based in Ireland with its North American headquarters in Troy, today announced it has established a China Autonomous Mobility Center in Shanghai to further autonomous driving capabilities to the...
St. Clair Inn

St. Clair Inn to Reopen in June

After two years of restoration and renovation work costing $40 million, the St. Clair Inn in St. Clair will reopen in June with a blend of its original English Tudor architecture and modern amenities. According...
2020 Cadillac CT5

Cadillac Introduces First-Ever CT5; Equipped with Hands-free Super Cruise Technology

The all-new 2020 Cadillac CT5, which features the automaker’s hands-free Super Cruise technology, will be making its public debut Friday at the New York International Auto Show. Dealers will begin taking orders for the new...