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Seven Michigan School Districts to Use Electric Buses to Transport Students

LANSING - The Michigan Association for Pupil Transportation rolled out the MAPT Electric School Bus project Thursday at the Michigan State Capitol. Seven school districts will receive a total of $4.2 million from the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE)’s Fuel Transformation Program to pay for up to 70 percent of the costs associated

By |2019-09-19T16:38:11-04:00September 19th, 2019|Auto Tech, Featured|

ChargePoint DC Fast-Electric-Vehicle Chargers Now Operational In Downtown Detroit

DETROIT — Four ChargePoint DC fast charger stations went operational last week at Detroit’s Beacon Park that will enable people to fast-charge electric vehicles. The project, led by DTE Energy with support from the City of Detroit, PlanetM, General Motors and Blue Energy, places downtown Detroit on the roadmap for EV technology and infrastructure deployment

By |2019-09-19T15:51:06-04:00September 19th, 2019|Auto Tech|

Calling All Startups: Automobility LA Top Ten Startups Competition

PlanetM, a presenter of the 2019 Top Ten Automotive Startup Competition, encourages startups focused in the areas of automation, connectivity, mobility as a service, clean and sustainable mobility, advanced material and manufacturing to apply for the competition. The competition recognizes technologies with the most potential to positively impact society and change how mobility is perceived

By |2019-09-19T16:37:51-04:00September 19th, 2019|Auto Tech, Featured|

Gov. Whitmer Appoints Tonya Matthews To MI-STEM Council

LANSING - Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has appointed Wayne State University Director of STEM Learning Innovation and Associate Provost for Inclusive Workforce Development Tonya M. Matthews, Ph.D., to the Michigan STEM (MiSTEM) Advisory Council. Matthews is appointed to represent K-12 and postsecondary educational institutions involved with science, technology, engineering and mathematics career preparation or education, for

By |2019-09-13T12:37:22-04:00September 13th, 2019|Featured, STEAM|

Performix Group Helps Businesses Grow By Solving Major Challenges

NOVI – Performix Group has announced a suite of services designed to help business leaders achieve their vision of growing their organizations and and solving new challenges that hinder growth. “Our Strategic Advisory and Coaching offering is focused on working directly with CEOs, Business Partners, and Executive Team members on a 24×7 timeframe,” said CEO

By |2019-09-13T12:37:22-04:00September 11th, 2019|New Products / Contracts, News|

Tesla Battery Researcher Unveils New Cell That Could Last 1 Million Miles In ‘Robot Taxis’

SAN FRANCISCO - Tesla’s battery research partner has released a new paper on a battery cell that could last over 1 million miles, which they say is going to be particularly useful in ‘robot taxis’ — something that Tesla wants to bring to market. When talking about the economics of Tesla’s future fleet of robotaxis

By |2019-09-13T12:37:22-04:00September 11th, 2019|Auto Tech|

Study: Emotional Exhaustion Takes A Toll On Entrepreneurial Ventures

MUNCIE, Indiana - Emotional exhaustion caused by role ambiguity and work-family conflicts can lead many entrepreneurs to leave or close their companies, even when the ventures are profitable, says a Ball State University researcher. “Every founder or owner has to exit the business eventually, but the tipping point occurs when emotional exhaustion is simply too

By |2019-08-20T20:10:00-04:00August 20th, 2019|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs|

Genomenon Partners With Chinese To Sell Mastermind Genomic Search Engine

ANN ARBOR - Genomenon, Inc., and Shanghai Shanyi Biological Technology Co., Ltd have formed a partnership to provide Genomenon’s leading Mastermind Genomic Search Engine to clinical laboratory customers in China. Genomenon’s Mastermind is a genomic search engine wiith nearly 3,500 users in over 100 countries, becoming the search engine of choice when researching patient variants

By |2019-08-20T20:10:00-04:00August 20th, 2019|Life Sciences, Life Sciences/Biotech|

Report: 30 Percent Of Workers leave Jobs That Do Not Offer Flexible Options

BOULDER, CO. - 30 percent of workers have reported leaving a job because it did not offer flexible work options, 16 percent are currently looking for a new job specifically because of work flexibility issues, a new report contends. With this insight, it’s not surprising, the report said, that 80 percent also said they would

By |2019-08-20T20:10:00-04:00August 20th, 2019|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs, Featured|

Michigan Public Service Commission Names New Public Info Officer

LANSING – The Michigan Public Service Commission today announced the appointment of Matt Helms as the Commission’s new public information officer. He will be responsible for media relations and supporting broader communications efforts for the agency. Before coming to the MPSC, Helms worked for the City of Detroit, where he was Director of Special Projects

By |2019-08-20T20:10:00-04:00August 20th, 2019|Politics/Government|