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Fiat Taking Orders for 2014 Fiat 500 1957 Edition

Fiat is taking orders for its 2014 Fiat 500 1957 Edition, which celebrates the original Fiat Nuova 500 and will arrive in Michigan dealerships later this spring.

Storage Bid Auction Site Wins Annual Business Plan Competition

Eastern Michigan University senior Adam Krauer won first place for his business plan for an online auction site where customers bid for unused storage unit spaces in an annual competition at EMU that recognizes...

What’s the Time? Shinola Debuts New City Clocks Across Detroit

Local watchmaker Shinola installed four city clocks throughout Detroit on Thursday and today as part of gifts to Cobo Center, Eastern Market, Midtown, and the College for Creative Studies. “Since we began our journey in...

Ricardo to Launch Low-Cost Energy Storage Unit for Construction Sector

Ricardo in Van Buren Township will debut an energy storage device, called TorqStor, at the ConExpo 2014 show in Las Vegas next week. The pre-production prototype provides a range of low-cost energy storage capacities...

Sisters Code to Train 2,020 Women for Tech Careers by 2020

tThe Detroit-based nonprofit Sisters Code is kicking off its 2020 BYTE 2020 crowdfunding campaign — aimed at helping 2,020 women enter technology careers by the end of 2020 — on Wednesday by bringing attention...

Michigan’s Housing Market Grows, But There’s Room for Improvement

While Michigan’s housing market is on the upswing, it still falls behind most of the country, said David Crowe, chief economist of the National Association of Homebuilders. During the Southeastern Michigan Homebuilders Association’s annual economic...

Actress Daryl Hannah to Attend Vegan Conference in Novi

Event organizers of the 2014 VegFest expect to see a dramatic increase in attendance at the April conference due, in part, to a special appearance by environmental activist and film actress Daryl Hannah. “We are...

U-M Trio Win $40K for Developing Cancer Tracking Software

Three pathologists at the University of Michigan who developed software that could improve cancer diagnosis and treatment have won the Michigan Collegiate Innovation Prize.

Detroit Security Firms Merge To Expand Business, Technology

Two area security companies, Actron Systems and Tricon Security Group, have merged to form ATMC, which will soon open its headquarters in Detroit’s Guardian Building at Griswold and Congress, says Michael Whittaker, president of Tricon.
Chevrolet to Restore Historic Corvettes Damaged in Sinkhole Collapse

Chevrolet to Restore Historic Corvettes Damaged in Sinkhole Collapse

Chevrolet will oversee the restoration of historic Corvettes that were damaged when a sinkhole collapsed this week at the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Ky. General Motors Design in Warren will lead the project, the automaker announced Thursday.