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U-M self-driving car

U-M Study: Self-driving Vehicles May Not Offer Advertised Energy Savings

A new study by the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor says the extra miles people are likely to travel in autonomous vehicles could...
Bond Mobility CEO Raoul Stockle on Bond ebike

DENSO Invests $20M California Speed eBike-Sharing Company Bond Mobility

Denso, which has its North American headquarters in Southfield and is one of the world's largest mobility suppliers, has invested $20 million in Palo...
Grand River Aseptic Manufacturing

Grand River Aseptic Manufacturing in Grand Rapids Debuts Serialization, Aggregation Processes for Injectable Drugs

Grand Rapids’ Grand River Aseptic Manufacturing, a parenteral contract development and manufacturing organization, has implemented its fully-automated serialization and aggregation processes for commercial injectable...
autonomous cars

Report: V2X Technologies Being Applied Slowly, More to be Done

Vehicle-to-everything (V2X) technologies have an initial focus on road safety and traffic efficiency applications, and Detroit’s General Motors Co. and Japan’s Toyota Motor Corp....
x-ray

Startup Through the University of Michigan Uses Patient Imaging to Specialize Treatment

A startup out of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor has found a way to use patient image files such as X-rays, MRIs,...
Workhorse N-GEN electric delivery van

Rochester Hills’ Prefix, Ohio’s Workhorse Join Forces to Refine, Manufacture Electric Delivery Vehicle of...

Rochester Hills-based Prefix Corp. and Cincinnati’s Workhouse Group Inc. are joining forces to finalize the design, development, and production of Workhorse’s N-GEN series all-electric...
3-D printing

SME’s RAPID + TCT 3-D Printing Event Continues to Grow

When Southfield’s SME convenes its 29th annual RAPID + TCT event at Cobo Center in Detroit May 20-23, its growth over three decades will...
electric car charging

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...
Livongo

Detroit’s HAP to Offer Diabetes Management Platform to Medicare Advantage Members

Detroit’s Health Alliance Plan (HAP) has partnered with California’s Livongo, a platform that helps people with chronic conditions manage them. HAP Medicare Advantage members...
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...

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