Wednesday, January 2, 2019
Science Fiction Is Becoming a Reality Because Of Robotic Car Researchers
Imagine you’re in your car and you suddenly feel terribly ill. Your blood pressure spikes and your heart is racing. Before you decide what to do, your vehicle has already changed course. It’s driving you to the emergency room.
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
What the heck is an MOU, anyway?
Government is full of great initialisms and acronyms. One of our favorites is the MoU, also known as a “Memorandum of Understanding.” Susan Proctor from our automotive office sat down with delegates from the UK, who we recently signed an MOU with.
Monday, December 3, 2018
Michigan Driverless Auto Tech's Cross-Border Breakthroughs
In August '17, two cars took a remarkable journey from SE Michigan into Canada, over the Blue Water Bridge back into Michigan, and across the state, and for more than 90 percent of the six-hour drive, the cars drove with no human intervention.
Friday, September 28, 2018
MDOT announces winners for $8 Million Michigan Mobility Challenge
The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) recently announced the winners for the $8 Million Michigan Mobility Challenge. MDOT issued a call for innovative pilot transportation projects of varying sizes that can solve mobility gaps for seniors, persons with disabilities and veterans in urban, rural and suburban communities throughout the state of Michigan.
Monday, July 16, 2018
Detroit Summit Recap: Plug and Play partners with PlanetM to make industry connections and advance mobility
The Motor City recently hosted the Detroit Summit, an event that attracted companies and startups from near and far to the Little Cesar’s Arena. Hosted by Plug and Play, in partnership with PlanetM and the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, the Summit featured a pitch competition – which included Michigan startups LookingBus and May Mobility – 1:1 match meetings between startups and corporations, technology exhibitors, and more.