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Swing on a Star - The Sigma-6 eVTOL aircraft, developed by ASX in Detroit, can fly up to 400 nautical miles as a hybrid machine. The aircraft has several pending patents. // Courtesy of ASX

Prepare for Takeoff

With the economy tanking under the stress of the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020, the largest investor in Jon Rimanelli’s electronics and aerospace business...
Illustration of robots as gas pumps

July – August 2022 Commentary

"Governments need to take rapid actions to lower barriers that are holding low-carbon hydrogen back from faster growth." - Faith Birol, executive director, International Energy...

All Aboard

Ever since the City of Detroit sold its streetcar system to Mexico in the mid-1950s, fans of rail transportation have longed for a modern...
a cartoon figure dragging a car by a charging cable just out of reach of a charging station

May — June 2022 Commentary

"Electric cars are not going to take the market by storm, but it's going to be a gradual improvement" -Carlos Ghosn, former chairman and CEO,...
Illustration by James Yang

March — April 2022 Commentary

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world” — Nelson MandelaTechnology - Digital Connections Access to the latest technology, like...

Letter from the Editor: Life Quest

As businesses and organizations develop exit strategies from the COVID-19 pandemic, the spirit of helping employees and those less fortunate through unprecedented times can...
Illustration by James Yang

January — February 2022 Commentary

"The next 10 years will be a landmark decade for the automotive industry." — Trevor Pawl, Chief Mobility Officer, Michigan Research and Development - Defense Gains ...
marque setting Max’s Jewelry store got its start in Detroit in 1914, and lasted until 1994 when a Hamtramck location closed. // Courtesy of Detroit Public Library

Glittering Success

The police raid at Alhambra Apartments netted a big fish two weeks before Christmas in 1919. The suite in question belonged to Caesar “Chester”...
R.J. King Illustration

Letter from the Editor: Maker Space

The world’s first open platform for accelerating innovation will soon be up and running in a former railroad post office next to Michigan Central...
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November – December 2021 Commentary

My definition of 'innovative' is providing value to the customer. - Mary Barra, Chairman and CEO, General Motors Co. Automation - Robotic Revolution More companies are tapping...