Auto Tech

Mirari And BITONE To Exhibit AR/MR/VR At AutoMobili-D

Mirari and BITONE will be exhibiting at the NAIAS AutoMobili-D event during Press and Industry week, January 14-17, 2019. (Booth #MS06). DETROIT - Now in its 3rd year, AutoMobili-D has a business-to-business component that aims to connect exhibitors with industry people.  The startups comprise firms that focus on a range of topics, such as autonomy,

By |2019-01-03T10:26:29-04:00January 2nd, 2019|Auto Tech, Featured, Guest Columns|

State Study IDs Best Spots For EV Charging Stations

LANSING – The ideal locations and the number of electric vehicle chargers along well-traveled Michigan highways were revealed today in a preliminary modeling analysis that is part of a study funded by the Michigan Energy Office. “The uniqueness of this study will put Michigan on the map when it comes to locating a public network of charging

By |2018-12-20T17:22:25-04:00December 20th, 2018|Auto Tech, Clean Update, ESD|

65 Mobility Startups To Showcase Products, Services At NAIAS – Detroit Auto Show

DETROIT – Sixty five mobility startups from 10 countries will be exhibiting during the press preview and industry days at the North American International Auto Show – aka Detroit Auto Show – at the 3rd annual AutoMobili-D exposition, Jan. 14 – 17, 2019. AutoMobili-D is a 150,000 square-foot exhibition featuring a wide range of automakers, suppliers, investors and

By |2018-12-19T15:45:59-04:00December 19th, 2018|Auto Tech, Autonomous Vehicles, Featured|

Wipro Opens Automotive Innovation Center In Motor City

DETROIT – An Indian based IT company has opened its Automotive Innovation Center in the Motor City to showcase its technologies for automotive Original Equipment Manufacturers, Tier 1 suppliers, insurers, and other technology companies. The Automotive Innovation Center will develop and showcase cutting-edge solutions that leverage artificial intelligence, analytics, Industrial Internet of Things (IIOT), cloud and

By |2018-12-11T16:42:19-04:00December 11th, 2018|Auto Tech, IoT|

Three Charts Tell The Story of General Motors’ Painful Decision To Close Plants

EAST LANSING - Anderson experts released this week three interactive data visualizations that show why General Motors made the painful decision that they announced on November 26. “The visualization put together by our consultants provides insight into why GM made this tough decision,” said Patrick Anderson, Principal and CEO of Anderson Economic Group. The visualization

By |2018-12-07T11:48:30-04:00December 7th, 2018|Auto Tech|

Ford’s Corktown Project Gets State Aid, Leads $1 Billion In Expansions

LANSING – The state of Michigan has approved a $209 million tax break over 30 years for Ford Motor Co.’s redevelopment of the long-vacant Michigan Central Station in Detroit’s Corktown neighborhood. State officials said the creation of the Michigan Strategic Fund Designated Renaissance Zone will lead to a total private investment of $740 million and the creation

By |2018-11-29T20:08:17-04:00November 29th, 2018|Auto Tech, ESD|

Auto Coalition Formed To Save Electric Vehicle Tax Credit

WASHINGTON DC - Tesla, GM, and Nissan, have joined forces with other players in the electric vehicle space to launch a coalition to reform and recharge the electric vehicle tax credit. Several other well-known companies are part of the coalition including, ABB, ChargePoint, Plug-in America, Proterra, and Volta. There are two different legislative efforts to change the

By |2018-11-27T13:54:27-04:00November 27th, 2018|Auto Tech, Clean Update|

MI Innovation Alliance, SAE Host Quarterfinals Of Global Automotive & Mobility Challenge

DETROIT - MI Innovation Alliance and SAE invite anyone interested in innovation and entrepreneurship to connect on Nov. 27 with innovators, entrepreneurs, investors, service providers and businesses. The Southeast Michigan Quarter-finals of the 11th Annual Global Automotive & Mobility Innovation Challenge will be held at Ann Arbor Spark. Six teams will compete to move up

By |2018-11-14T18:20:00-04:00November 14th, 2018|Auto Tech, Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs|

GM’s Military Defense Unit Creates Hydrogen-Powered Chevy Silverado ZH2

DETROIT - General Motors' military defense unit, which appropriately called GM Defense, is tasked with developing several projects for the U.S. military. Its latest creation is the Chevrolet Silverado ZH2—a wild-looking Silverado that runs on hydrogen and boasts several military-only goodies. According to Automotive News, the Silverado ZH2 features a driving range of more than

By |2018-11-09T12:12:02-04:00November 9th, 2018|Auto Tech, Clean Update|

Einride, Ericsson, Telia Partner On 5G To Bring Autonomous, All-Electric Vehicles To Market

JONKOPING, Sweden - The installation of Einride’s autonomous electric transportation system will be the first commercial application of their all-electric vehicles in the world, and it is made possible by Ericsson’s 5G technology. The partnership begins with the installation of a 5G network, 4G radio with 5G core in collaboration with Telia, a leading telco

By |2018-11-09T10:55:48-04:00November 9th, 2018|Auto Tech, Autonomous Vehicles|