Mobility

Michigan's Mobility Matchmaking

March 26, 2018 at 12:49 AM

Michigan's PlanetM initiative facilitated some 300 “match meetings” between mobility startups and interested carmakers and suppliers ahead of this year’s Detroit auto show, says Director Seun Phillips.

Tech

Innovation at Roechling Automotive

March 19, 2018 at 12:00 AM

Roechling Automotive, an expert in plastics processing, has embarked on a dramatic expansion into far more complex products that involve electronics, mechatronics and more.

Mobility

Bosch and Smart Cities

March 12, 2018 at 12:00 AM

Bosch is helping to improve the quality of life by using technology to connect homes, buildings and eventually cities, says Frank Sgambati, director of Smart City business development in the U.S.

Facilities

Helping Cities Assess Mobility Options

March 05, 2018 at 4:29 AM

City planners recognize the potential power of vehicle connectivity, automation and ride sharing to improve the quality of life for urban dwellers.

Mobility

How EY Helps Cities Test Multimodal Transport Options

February 26, 2018 at 2:12 AM

EY says cities can be considered transport customers who, like individuals, want to make personal mobility efficient and convenient.

Tech

Visteon’s Open Platform System for Self-Driving Vehicles

February 19, 2018 at 2:01 AM

Visteon Corp. is developing DriveCore, an open platform to control and operate autonomous vehicles.

Business

How Michigan’s PlanetM Helps Mobility Startups

February 12, 2018 at 2:48 AM

Michigan is connecting mobility startups with car companies, top-tier suppliers and venture capitalists through PlanetM, an initiative of the Michigan Economic Development Corp.

Sales

LMC Automotive’s 2018 Outlook for U.S. Car Market

February 05, 2018 at 12:02 AM

Car sales in the U.S. this year will shrink by about 200,000 units to 17 million vehicles says Jeff Schuster, senior vice president, Automotive Forecasting at LMC Automotive.

People

New CEO Outlines CAR’s Next Steps

January 29, 2018 at 2:44 AM

Carla Bailo, the new president and CEO of the Center for Automotive Research in Ann Arbor, Mich., says the organization has a fast-growing array of new topics to pursue.

Tech

How EDAG Helps Ease the Engineering Shortage

January 22, 2018 at 12:05 AM

One of the global auto industry’s biggest challenges is to assemble enough staff to keep pace with demands for advanced technology and electronics in tomorrow’s vehicles.

Production

Big Changes Ahead for Tool & Die Industry

January 15, 2018 at 1:12 AM

The North American tool and die industry will see spending peak at $11 billion this year, driven by nearly 180 new-model programs, says Laurie Harbour, CEO of Harbour Results Inc.

Production

The Case for Modules

January 08, 2018 at 1:50 AM

HBPO supplies carmakers with preassembled front-end modules that may contain anywhere from 10 to more than 200 parts.