Wednesday, June 10, 2020
Mobility Innovation in the Face of COVID-19
In response to the novel coronavirus outbreak, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) acted swiftly to expand existing initiatives and develop new relief programs to help small businesses, communities and entrepreneurs weather the immediate crisis, while continuing to look toward the economic recovery efforts that will enable long-term prosperity for all.
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Governor Whitmer Signs Executive Directive and Order to Extend Michigan’s Global Leadership in Mobility
Executive Directive creates Office of Future Mobility and Electrification and Chief Mobility Officer role, Executive Order creates Michigan Council on Future Mobility and Electrification.
Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Innovative Israeli mobility companies complete successful visit to Michigan
The Michigan Israel Business Accelerator, in partnership with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation's PlanetM program and the Israeli Economic Mission, announces the successful visit of 11 mobility-focused technology start-up companies from Israel to key mobility sites in Southeast Michigan, to learn about business growth opportunities in Michigan in the mobility industry.
Wednesday, October 30, 2019
How Public and Private Partnerships Power the Future of Mobility
Think about your daily transit routine. Did you drive your vehicle down a public highway? It's likely you passed your state's Department of Transportation maintenance crews fixing the road along the way. Perhaps you took a city bus to get downtown. Maybe you called an Uber to get to the next destination, which wouldn't have been an option without the state making ride-sharing legal.
Wednesday, September 25, 2019
The Dating Game: How Governments and Companies Flirt With Each Other...and the Future of Mobility
Trevor Pawl, SVP-Business Innovation at the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, talks about the future of mobility.
Monday, July 29, 2019
LiDAR specialist Ibeo Automotive Systems GmbH establishes a U.S. subsidiary to boost its business in the United States
Ibeo Automotive Systems, a LiDAR sensor specialist from Hamburg, has established a wholly owned subsidiary in the United States: Ibeo Automotive USA Inc. in Detroit. Paula Jones, the former director of the Customer Business Unit of Gentherm Inc., was named president and manages the new company. This step allows Ibeo to cater to the growing demand for LiDAR technology in the U.S. and expand its business segment into one of the most important markets for autonomous driving.