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Mark Moreno

Michigan Hispanic Chamber Names New Executive Director

The Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce has named former American Axle and Manufacturing supply chain executive Mark Moreno as its new executive director.Moreno spent 21 years at Detroit-based American Axle, most recently as director...
Mike DeVilling

Local PR Veteran DeVilling Launches WestShore Public Relations

Mike DeVilling, a 30-year public relations veteran, has launched WestShore Public Relations, a Detroit-based media relations and social media marketing firm.The firm will provide consulting services to organizations in the automotive, real estate, energy,...
mortgage application

Pontiac’s United Wholesale Mortgage Breaks Mortgage Industry Record with $107B in 2019

United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM) of Pontiac today reports that it set a company record of $107.7 billion in mortgage loan volume in 2019, more than doubling its 2018 production of $41.5 billion.That performance, according...
C3 Industries' Webberville facility

C3 Industries Opens Webberville Cannabis Cultivation, Manufacturing Facility, Part of $20M Investment in Michigan

Ann Arbor-based cannabis producer and retailer C3 Industries (C3) has completed ground-up construction of a new indoor cannabis cultivation and manufacturing facility in Webberville, near Lansing. The facility began operating in November and is...
2020 F-150

Overall Ford Sales Dip 3% in 2019, Truck Sales Up 9.1%

Ford Motor Co. in Dearborn today reported that its overall vehicle sales in 2019 dropped 3 percent to 2.3 million units compared to 2018 numbers, but its truck sales increased 9.1 percent from 1.1...
Little Caesars Pizza

Detroit’s Little Caesars Pizza Launches ‘Affordable’ Home Delivery Service

Little Caesars Pizza, headquartered in Detroit, is starting 2020 by offering home delivery for the first time in its 60-year history.Available only via the Little Caesars app or website, customers order, pre-pay, and then...
Economic Uncertainty

Economic Uncertainty

Foreign trade wars, national elections, impeachment inquiries, sliding auto sales, and UAW/GM strike aftershocks could slow the state’s economic progress in 2020.
Clear Sign eClosing platform

Detroit’s Quicken Loans, Nexsys Technologies Perform Michigan’s First Remote Online Mortgage Closing

Detroit’s Quicken Loans, using the Clear Sign eClosing platform from Detroit FinTech company Nexsys Technologies, has become the first mortgage lender in Michigan to complete the mortgage process using remote online notarization, known as...
Buick car with SiriusXM 360L

GM Offers Next-generation SiriusXM on Nearly 1M Vehicles

General Motors Co. in Detroit is offering the next generation of automotive infotainment — SiriusXM with 360L — to nearly 1 million 2020 Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, and Cadillac vehicle buyers.The new platform and easy-to-use...
Orbion satellite with thruster functioning

U-M’s Space Physics Research Laboratory to Test Orbion’s Plasma Thrusters

The University of Michigan’s Space Physics Research Laboratory in Ann Arbor is working with Houghton’s Orbion Space Technology to build and test the first flight units of the electrical power processor used to drive...