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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.
An employee at Stellantis’ Dundee Engine Plant secures the dipstick on the Tigershark engine. // Courtesy of Stellantis

Stellantis to Invest $99M in New Engine Production at Three Plants

Stellantis, which has its North American headquarters in Auburn Hills, says it will invest a total of $99 million in three North American plants — Dundee Engine in Michigan, Kokomo Casting in Indiana, and...
Smokey Bones in Utica is hosting a grand opening event at 4 p.m. on Aug. 8. // Courtesy of Smokey Bones

DBusiness Daily Update: Smokey Bones to Open Utica Restaurant Aug. 8, and More

Our roundup of the latest news from metro Detroit and Michigan businesses as well as announcements from government agencies, including updates about the COVID-19 pandemic. To share a business or nonprofit story, please send...
The Hidden Hitch trailer hitch mounts behind a vehicle’s rear fascia, so it stays hidden. // Courtesy of Horizon Global Corp.

Horizon Global in Plymouth Township Introduces Draw-Tite Hidden Hitch

Horizon Global Corp. in Plymouth Township, a manufacturer of towing and trailering equipment, has launched the Draw-Tite Hidden Hitch series.The Hidden Hitch trailer hitches have been released for more than 20 vehicles among various...
Lou Whitaker’s No. 1 will be retired during ceremonies at Comerica Park prior to the Tigers’ game against the Tampa Bay Rays. // Courtesy of mlb.com

DBusiness Daily Update: Tigers Set to Retire ‘Sweet Lou’ Whitaker’s No. 1 on Saturday,...

Our roundup of the latest news from metro Detroit and Michigan businesses as well as announcements from government agencies, including updates about the COVID-19 pandemic. To share a business or nonprofit story, please send...
Ford today unveiled its new 2023 Ford Maverick Tremor. // Courtesy of Ford Motor Co.

Ford Unveils Maverick Off-road Package, Re-opens Order Banks for Popular Vehicles

Ford Motor Co. in Dearborn today announced it is expanding its compact truck lineup with the new 2023 Maverick Tremor Off-Road Package and re-opening customer orders for the automaker’s lineup of high-demand vehicles.The new...
Roof repairs are among the most needed from the Renew Detroit program, which has received $15 million in additional funding from the state of Michigan. // Stock Photo

DBusiness Daily Update: Renew Detroit Home Repair Program Expands to $45M with $15M Boost,...

Our roundup of the latest news from metro Detroit and Michigan businesses as well as announcements from government agencies, including updates about the COVID-19 pandemic. To share a business or nonprofit story, please send...
Boka Marine is launching its new four-person pontoon product line this summer with a direct-to-consumer business model. // Courtesy of Boka Marine

Troy’s Boka Marine Launches Electric, Solar-powered Pontoon Boats

Boka Marine in Troy, a division of Fenton’s American Recreational Products (ARP), is launching its new four-person pontoon product line this summer with a direct-to-consumer business model.Boka e-boats utilize the same fiberglass frame technology...
OwnCrib is a self-service, automated, online real estate platform. // Courtesy of OwnCrib

OwnCrib in Lansing Debuts Self-service Home Buying and Selling Website

OwnCrib in Lansing has launched its self-service, automated, online real estate platform, which is designed to simplify the home buying and selling processes, potentially saving the average seller more than $20,000 in real estate...
Organ transplant survival rates at BHSH System are the best in Michigan and among the best in the nation. // Stock Photo

BHSH System Transplant Survival Rates Among Best in Nation

The organ transplant survival rates at BHSH System, the organization comprised of Beaumont Health and Spectrum Health, are the best in the state of Michigan and for some organ transplants among the best in...
UWM in Pontiac is hosting a Mark Cuban Foundation Artificial Intelligence Bootcamp for high school students this fall. // Courtesy of UWM

Mark Cuban Foundation Selects United Wholesale Mortgage as AI Bootcamp Site

United Wholesale Mortgage in Pontiac will host a Mark Cuban Foundation Artificial Intelligence (AI) Bootcamp for high school students in October and November.The no-cost AI bootcamp in Pontiac will be targeted to high school...

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