Ford’s 2011 U.S. sales increased 17 percent, totaling 2,062,915 vehicles, sealing the brand’s first three-point market share gain over three consecutive years since 1970.
Federal-Mogul's New Lighting Innovations Provide Unique, Energy-Efficient Design Options for Vehicle Manufacturers
Metalized and Ambient Lighting Options Offer Interior Customization for Any Vehicle Exhibited During NAIAS Press and Industry Previews
Topics Include Demographic Changes and Trends Related to Mentoring, Workplace Flexibility
Forest Dunes, one of the nation’s most critically acclaimed but under-utilized golf clubs, is launching a new future, thanks to energetic new ownership determined to tap its vast potential as a national golfing destination.
As world-class auto racing returns to the Motor City for first time in four years next summer, the Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix (CDBIGP) will rely on a respected local company to provide first-class food service throughout race weekend.
However, automakers expected to pump investment into electric technologies.
Chrysler makes vehicles more driver-friendly with new instructional website.
Assuming European debt crisis is contained, the automotive industry should anticipate a positive outlook in 2012.
Ford keeps pace with consumer trends and prepares for future technology with new Silicon Valley lab.
Created by two former automotive engineers, iRule replaces remotes for nearly any household device.
New Henry Ford Health System CIO Mary Alice Annecharico brings over 25 years of experience in the field.
Estate management was a cottage industry before a Grosse Pointe entity created a global association to serve domestic professionals.
A new website serving Michigan takes the hassle
out of finding and leasing professional office space.
With the success of 2011, two of Michigan’s best-known brands – Michigan International Speedway and Pure Michigan – are again teaming up to host the Pure Michigan 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at MIS on Sunday, August 1.
More than 5,000 journalists from 50+ countries came together January 9-10 for a press preview of the 2012 North American International Auto Show.
Market Strategies International Reports: Most Smartphone Users Browse, Shop Online With Their Phones
Trends indicate technology on the verge of widespread adoption.
Leading global automotive supplier Visteon Corporation (NYSE: VC), today unveiled the latest additions to its suite of driver information solutions
Hyundai Tech Center commits to build a world-class Hot/Cold Weather Dynamometer testing facility
Sport Luxury Vehicle Destined To Be First Maserati Built in North America
Charity Preview ticket sales exceed 2011 with two days to go.
Provides students across campus with guidance, funding to identify problems that can be solved with innovative business ideas.
Automaker integrates sustainability into business model.
Independent of other factors, such as smoking history and HPV status, matted lymph nodes appear to signal increased chance of oropharyngeal cancer spreading to other parts of the body
Neogen Corporation (NASDAQ: NEOG) has developed a simple test to detect precise amounts of the mycotoxin zearalenone in grain samples. Zearalenone-contaminated animal feed or grain can cause a wide variety of reproductive problems if eaten by livestock.
Young leaders launch initiative to create ‘natural diversity’ in the city of Detroit.
$108 million, five-story cardiology complex and parking structure, unique in Michigan, will provide state-of-the-art facilities for cardiac treatment, research, and heart-disease prevention
Morpace Reports: U.S. Consumers Don't Support NTSB's Recommendation to Ban the Use of Hands-Free Devices While Driving
Despite concerns over distracted drivers on American roads, a majority of U.S.-based consumers do not feel there should be a ban on the use of hands-free communications devices while driving, according to the December 2011 Morpace Omnibus.
Michigan Chamber of Commerce Unveils Top 2012 Legislative Priorities and Midterm Legislative Scorecard
With strong progress made in 2011 towards economic recovery in Michigan, the Michigan Chamber of Commerce today unveiled its top 2012 legislative priorities with an emphasis on repeal of the Personal Property Tax (PPT); transportation investment; and improving the state’s regulatory climate.
The state of Michigan’s official travel and tourism website, michigan.org, attracted more visits than any state tourism website in the country for the fifth consecutive year, according to the independent online measurement company Experian Hitwise.
Tax climate and access to capital identified as key areas for reform
At a public hearing on proposed fuel economy rules for model year 2017-2025 passenger cars and light-duty trucks, the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) urged federal agencies to properly consider the rising consumer cost of new vehicles.
15 Highest Performing Hospital Systems Improve Quality, Have Lower 30-Day Mortality Rate
The average age of cars and light trucks currently in operation in the U.S. has increased to 10.8 years, according to Polk, a leading global automotive market intelligence firm.
Ell Guapo will have the benefit of a new home to service its growing needs.
Study finds younger drivers prefer hybrid vehicles that promote connectivity and safety.
Credit card transactions are no longer confined to bricks-and-mortar businesses.
Company cafeterias are giving way to hybrid micro-markets.
Ford Motor Co.’s storied Lincoln division, which once ruled the luxury vehicle segment before heated competition and a lack of investment led to limited sales, is on the comeback trail. The upscale nameplate recently hired General Motors global alumnus Max Wolff as director of design — Ford President and CEO Alan Mulally wants to take […]
Former GM plant near Grand Rapids undergoes major transformation.
An Interview with Viet Le, CEO, HEYVIET Interactive, Royal Oak
Can Detroit’s Big Three survive and thrive in a climate of rising regulations, runaway litigation, and high taxation?
At one time, MSX International, headquartered in Warren, was the world’s largest independent automotive engineering firm. In a lesson requiring perseverance, the company has evolved from an R&D house operated by Chrysler ex-patriots into a $400-million global player providing consulting, training, and staffing services. “From that technical legacy, we now work on improving sales and services […]
Detroit’s Uniroyal plant helped put the world on wheels before succumbing to technology and age. But the gunk and crud remained – until now.
Can Magic Johnson and Dozens of other venture capitalists seed and mentor enough entrepreneurs to fill downtown Detroit?
The run-up to the presidential election will likely be the nastiest race in history, both in the battle for the White House and for Michigan’s Congressional seats.
Michigan could significantly raise its trade capacity, generate millions of dollars in economic activity, and create thousands of jobs by positioning itself as a global freight hub to the Midwest and the rest of the world.
College sports are multimillion-dollar operations. How do athletic directors Mark Hollis of MSU and David Brandon of U-M take on the demands of their jobs, and what’s next for them and their programs?
DETROIT– After a spectacular nine day run, the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) 2012 is in the books. Today’s attendance of 101,141 topped last year’s final day numbers of 98,106, bringing total attendance of the 2012 show to 770,932, the highest since 2005. Bill Perkins, chairman, NAIAS, said the show lived up to its […]
Ann Arbor, MI – Scott Case, CEO of the Startup America Partnership and a founder of Priceline.com, will be in Michigan on January 31st for the launch of Startup Michigan and to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the Startup America Partnership, the national effort dedicated to helping startups grow and jumpstart job creation throughout the […]
SOUTHFIELD — Federal-Mogul (NASDAQ: FDML) President and CEO Jose Maria Alapont was recently presented with Northwood University’s 2012 Outstanding Business Leader Award, which recognizes a select group of men and women for their business achievements. Alapont received the award at Northwood’s Outstanding Business Leader Awards Gala on January 21. “The Northwood University recognition is a […]
DETROIT — The General Motors Foundation is donating $400,000 to the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, bringing to nearly $6 million the foundation’s support over the last 15 years. Separately, GM Senior Vice President of Global Product Development Mary Barra and her husband, Tony, president of Filament Consulting, will chair the Institute’s 30th Annual Dinner […]
Compuware Corporation announced CHRISTUS Health has selected the Compuware Gomez(R) Platform to optimize the performance of it electronic health records systems.
Detroit Venture Partners' Josh Linkner to Receive Honorary Doctorate of Law at Walsh College's Commencement Ceremony
Walsh will award its first ever doctoral degree, 190 bachelor’s degrees and 225 master’s degrees at the commencement.
2012 Michigan Turnaround Plan continues focus on key government reforms and identifies growth opportunities.
Direct Seller Offers Genetic Test to Determine If You’re a Carb Blocker, Fat Trimmer or Better Balancer
Bosch Offers Active and Passive Safety Systems, Driver Assistance Technologies for Passenger Safety and Comfort
Record sales lead Ford to more than triple production capacity of cars, utilities and trucks using fuel-efficient technology in 2012.
Chrysler to reveal new luxury model Ram truck at the 2012 Chicago Auto Show.
New cardiac implants will improve care for congenital heart disease patients.
Michigan entrepreneurial spirit is strong, technology based start-ups receive investments.
The founder of The Forbes Company will be recognized for contributions to real estate development and Detroit philanthropy.
Pilot program aims to streamline the process of moving a business project from concept to reality.
The Detroit Tigers visit the Lingenfelter Collection in Brighton as part of the team’s annual pre-season tour.
Ford marks the third year in a row of improving annual operating profits.
Smartphone Technology Meets Personalized Medicine in Everist Genomics' CardioDefender Diagnostic System
Wearable Technology Conference to feature the smartphone that never misses a heartbeat.
Detroit businessman Louis James steps up as Port Authority chairman with vision of public service and business growth.
Wolverine Worldwide reports record revenue for the fourth quarter and fiscal year.
Over 700 people attended a VIP Grand Opening Party on Jan. 28 at the Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn for Driving America, a new interactive exhibit which explores the impact of the automobile and transportation on American life. Photos by Patrick Gloria.
Compuware's Latest Innovations Enable Enterprises to Successfully Navigate the “New Normal of Mainframe”
Technology Enhancements Reduce Business Risks Created by a Looming Skills Shortage, Increasingly Critical and Complex Applications
Domino’s expects to sell over 11 million slices this Sunday.
Foley, Baron & Metzger, PLLC, a Detroit-area law firm, has launched a new resource page at www.fbmlaw.com/blog in response to mounting claims and lawsuits from incidents related to hydraulic fracturing.
Dan Gilbert makes announcement during unveiling of M@dison, an entrepreneurial hub of creative and tech start-ups in downtown Detroit.
Global IT and business company hits 21st year of growth and profitability.
Leading edge ‘e360’ platform offers latest product information, technical resources and more.
A new study to be published in the Journal of Business Ethics finds that ethical concerns among future business leaders are at a 30-year high, but that the nature of their concerns has shifted considerably.
BorgWarner Turbocharging Technology Helps New Mercedes-Benz 12.8-Liter Blue Efficiency Power Engine Achieve Exceptional Fuel Economy, Improved Performance and Low Emissions
SAE International announces its lineup of keynote speakers for the SAE 2012 World Congress and Exhibition, April 24-26, Cobo Center, Detroit.
Electric Vehicles International is happy to announce the opening of a new office in Southfield, Michigan. The Michigan office will primarily support EVI’s national marketing and sales efforts.
Chrysler Group’s Full Year 2011 Modified Operating Profit More Than Doubled to $2 Billion With Free Cash Flow of $1.9 Billion
Buick and the GM Foundation announced the launch of the Buick Achievers Scholarship Program for the 2012-13 school year.
Henry Ford Health System and Presbyterian Villages of Michigan (PVM) have partnered in a joint venture to operate the Center for Senior Independence (CSI).
Collector’s Curb is continuing at the Walter P. Chrysler Museum, in Auburn Hills, Mich. as the specialty exhibit enters a second year of spotlighting spectacular vehicles on loan from private owners in celebration of their car clubs.
Rossetti is pleased to announce it has named David B. Richards as Chief Operating Officer of the company.
Oakland Job Hub 2012: Where Oakland Employers Meet SE Michigan Job Seekers, now has more than 25 employers scheduled to participate in the Thursday, February 23rdevent at Oakland University.
Founder of the Chateau Grand Traverse winery reduces waste and excess packaging with new wine dispenser.
MGM Grand Detroit and Michael Mina's Saltwater Receive AAA Four-Diamond Awards for Fourth Consecutive Year
Four Diamond recognizes the hotel and restaurant for being both upscale and unique.
Lincoln dealerships redesign to stay in line with consumer expectations.
The Detroit bank holding company accounts for more than 1.5 million cars and trucks in 2011.
New 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 SUVs Will Sport Ferrari Red for Formula One Stars Fer Alonso and Felipe Massa
The two Italian drivers received specially made, identically built models from Chrysler Group LLC.
Industry leaders will be honored during the celebration at Ford Field.
Chairman, president, and CEO of Meritor Inc. named to DTE Energy Board of Directors.
The 62 year old engineering firm receives official certification to house executive offices in Detroit.
On Jan. 30, Rock Ventures unveiled a $12-million restoration of the Madison Building in Detroit. The 1917-era structure, next to the Detroit Opera House, features loft-style workspace, a theater, restaurant, and rooftop terrace. Photos by Patrick Gloria
UDM Law Purchases Historic Firehouse to Serve as New Home for 10 Clinics in Detroit.
On Feb. 4, UNAM Pumas FC Mexico defeated Vasas FC Hungary 3-0 at the Pontiac Silverdome, while River Plate FC Argentina beat Ferencvarosi FC Hungary 2-1. On Feb. 6, the Silverdome will host a consolation and championship game, for tickets go to www.silverdomeevents.com. Photos by Patrick Gloria and Nick Martines
Sales of small cars, SUVs and other light trucks will lead the way toward what Paul Taylor, chief economist of the National Automobile Dealers Association, predicts is a rebuilding year for the auto industry resulting in 13.945 million new cars and light trucks purchased and leased in 2012.
The TEAMS Conference & Expo, organized by SportsTravel magazine, announced that TEAMS ’12 will be held in Detroit.
Adeona Chairman, Jeff Riley, Appointed New CEO; James S. Kuo to Remain on Board; Scott L. Tarriff and Nelson K. Stacks Join Board
The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Michigan District Office is seeking small business owners for its fourth round of the Emerging 200 Initiative.