Autonomous Vehicles

News and information about vehicles which can drive themselves without human supervision or input. Unmanned vehicles are vehicles which are either controlled remotely, or perhaps operate autonomously.

Trillium Secure Uses Machine Learning To Protect Connected Vehicles From Hackers

ROYAL OAK - Trillium Secure recently formed a partnership with the University of Michigan MCity, an autonomous vehicle research and development facility, to provide training opportunities for engineering students. Trillium uses machine learning to help protect connected vehicles from cyber hackers. Zoran Kehler, Trillium Vice President and Global Strategy + Aerospace and Defense Programs, explains how

By |2018-09-18T15:02:53-04:00September 18th, 2018|Auto Tech, Autonomous Vehicles, Cyber Defense, M2 TechCast, Podcasts|

Lawrence Tech President’s Symposium To Cover Future Of Transportation, Self-Driving Cars

SOUTHFIELD – Communities and society are profoundly affected by how efficiently, effectively, and safely people and goods move. But what are the proper roles of society and industry in designing future transportation systems? In the 2018 installment of the President’s Symposium Series at Lawrence Technological University on Thursday, Oct. 11, a panel of experts will

By |2018-09-14T11:23:21-04:00September 14th, 2018|Autonomous Vehicles, ESD|

MITechNews.Com, Global Auto Mobility Announce Partnership Focused On Smart Mobility Leaders

DETROIT - and Global Auto Mobility announced Sept. 14 a media partnership designed to identify the companies and leaders working on emerging smart mobility products and services and highlight their impact on industry globally and on their local communities. Working together with regional broadcast and print partners media, we will reach industry leaders and

By |2018-09-14T10:02:07-04:00September 14th, 2018|Auto Tech, Autonomous Vehicles, Featured|

Employer Demand For Lightweighting-Related Skills In Michigan Up 18 Percent In Q2

 DETROIT – Employer demand for lightweighting-related skills in Michigan increased by 18 percent between the first calendar quarter (January through March) and quarter two 2018 (April through June). What’s more demand has doubled since the first quarter of 2018 with more than 56,000 job postings. This according to a new report from Detroit-based LIFT—Lightweight Innovations

By |2018-08-24T11:01:56-04:00August 24th, 2018|Auto Tech, Autonomous Vehicles|

Auto Supplier To Open Tech Hub In Grand Haven

GRAND HAVEN - West Michigan automotive supplier GHSP Inc, a division of Grand Haven-based JSJ Corp,is planning to move into an advanced tech hub in Grand Haven. The manufacturer of electronic vehicle shifting systems and pumps for the automotive industry said it will open the 7,000-square-foot office in Grand Haven, where 20 employees will be tasked with developing

By |2018-08-20T08:01:12-04:00August 20th, 2018|Auto Tech, Autonomous Vehicles|

Fewer Americans Embrace Self-Driving Car Technology After Accidents

DETROIT - Fewer Americans are embracing self-driving car technology following high-profile incidents involving Uber and Tesla vehicles, reports Cox Automotive. Consumers’ interest in automatic braking and other autonomous features is high, but drivers view self-driving cars as less safe compared to a similar survey conducted two years ago. Forty-nine percent of respondents said they would

By |2018-08-17T10:35:25-04:00August 17th, 2018|Auto Tech, Autonomous Vehicles, Featured|

American Center For Mobility CEO Departs – Replaced By MDOT Director Steudle

YPSILANTI TWP. — John Maddox, the initial president and CEO of the American Center for Mobility, has left the testing ground for autonomous and connected vehciles after about two and a half years on the job. John Maddox. ACM photo. Maddox was named to the post in March 2016. He had been assistant director of

UM Develops Rechargeable Battery Technology To Extend Electric Vehicle Range

ANN ARBOR—A rechargeable battery technology developed at the University of Michigan could double the output of today’s lithium ion cells—drastically extending electric vehicle ranges and time between cell phone charges—without taking up any added space. By using a ceramic, solid-state electrolyte, engineers can harness the power of lithium metal batteries without the historic issues of

By |2018-08-16T12:49:18-04:00August 16th, 2018|Auto Tech, Autonomous Vehicles, News|

ACM Study: Truck Driver Jobs Safe With Self-Driving Vehicles; Cab Drivers, Not So Much

YPSILANTI TWP. – A new study commissioned by the American Center for Mobility finds that only a “modest” number of truck driving jobs will be affected by the rise of automated vehicles. The study, led by Michigan State University and supported by the Texas A&M Transportation Instute, predicted that significant numbers of automated vehicles won’t

By |2018-08-09T20:35:22-04:00August 9th, 2018|Auto Tech, Autonomous Vehicles|

Ford Motor Co. Creates Ford Autonomous Vehicles LLC

DEARBORN — Ford Motor Co. announced it has created Ford Autonomous Vehicles LLC, a new organization charged with accelerating its autonomous vehcile business. The new LLC will take over Ford’s self-driving systems integration, autonomous vehicle research and advanced engineering, AV transportation-as-a-service network development, user experience, business strategy and business development teams. The new LLC, which

By |2018-07-26T15:29:13-04:00July 26th, 2018|Auto Tech, Autonomous Vehicles, Featured|