About Matt Roush

Matt Roush is Managing Editor of the University News Bureau and Director of Media Relations at Lawrence Technological University in Southfield, and co-host of the M2 TechCast podcast with MITechNews.com founder and publisher Mike Brennan. Before joining LTU, Roush spent more than 30 years as a reporter and editor covering high tech, business, and local government for media outlets including WWJ Newsradio 950, Crain’s Detroit Business, the Kalamazoo Gazette, and the Traverse City Record-Eagle.

J.D. Power: Many New Car Owners Don’t Intend To Ever Use New Vehicle Tech

TROY—Car buyers say that new vehicle technologies are a major factor in car buying decisions. But on the other hand, they also confoundingly say that many new car owners don’t bother to use much of that great new technology. That’s according to the recently released J.D. Power 2021 U.S. Tech Experience Index Study. Power analysts

By |2021-10-09T07:06:13-04:00October 9th, 2021|ESD, Featured|

J.D. Power: Larger Businesses See Improved Wireless Service, Performance

TROY—Satisfaction among large enterprise and medium business wireless customers has reached all-time highs, according to the recently released J.D. Power 2021 U.S. Business Wireless Satisfaction Study. Conversely, though, small business customers are having a different experience when it comes to the service and performance they’re receiving from wireless carriers, as the comparative gap between small

By |2021-10-09T07:06:13-04:00October 9th, 2021|5th Generation Mobile Network 5G, ESD, Mobile MI, Mobility|

LTU Wins National Engineering Education Award

SOUTHFIELD—A capstone thesis project team from Lawrence Technological University was one of only eight national winners of the Engineering Education Award from the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying. LTU was the only Michigan university to win one of the awards. The project, developed by students in LTU’s five-year combined bachelor’s and master’s

By |2021-09-25T10:44:18-04:00September 25th, 2021|ESD, Featured|

Henry Ford Health, MSU Unveil New Healthcare Brand

DETROIT—Henry Ford Health System and Michigan State University have created a unified brand of their partnership, Henry Ford Health + Michigan State University Health Sciences. Launched in January 2021 with the purpose of advancing a new standard of health care, HFH+MSU Health Sciences has already created new pathways for research, cancer care, education and equitable

By |2021-09-16T18:38:32-04:00September 16th, 2021|Life Sciences, Life Sciences/Biotech|

J.D. Power: New Vehicles More Appealing Than Ever; Porsche, Dodge Top List

TROY—On the strength of some very successful new-vehicle launches for 2021, the auto industry continues its trend of producing ever-more appealing vehicles. The BMW 4 Series, Chevrolet Tahoe, Ford Bronco Sport, Ford Mustang Mach-E, Genesis G80, Kia K5 and Toyota Sienna are all-new or completely redesigned models that achieved segment-topping performances in appeal to owners.

By |2021-09-16T18:38:32-04:00September 16th, 2021|ESD|

Ford, Walmart To Launch Autonomous Vehicle Delivery Service

DEARBORN—Ford Motor Co., Walmart, and a Pittsburgh, Pa.-based autonomous vehicle company called Argo AI are working together to launch an autonomous vehicle delivery service in Miami, Austin, Texas, and Washington, D.C. — Walmart’s first multi-city autonomous delivery collaboration in the United States. The last mile delivery service will use Ford self-driving test vehicles equipped with

By |2021-09-16T18:38:33-04:00September 16th, 2021|Auto Tech, Mobile MI, Mobility|

Clare Battery Company Offers Home Energy Storage System

CLARE—Advanced Battery Concepts has introduced its Home Emergency Energy Storage system to address the growing need by homeowners and small commercial businesses for safe, reliable, and cost-effective emergency power. The system, called “HEES” by company officials, relies on the innovative and patented GreenSeal batteries invented by Advanced Battery Concepts. “We accomplished this in a relatively

By |2021-09-16T18:38:33-04:00September 16th, 2021|Clean Update, ESD|

Quintree, C2Dx Partner To Launch Telemedicine To Integrate With Providers’ Current Equipment

KALAMAZOO—C2Dx Inc., a medical device company, announced a partnership with another Michigan startup, Farmington Hills-based Quintree. Quintree claims to be the first telemedicine platform that integrates with existing diagnostic equipment. It was created by Dr. Adam Folbe, a practicing ear, nose, and throat doctor, and Sandy Kronenberg, an IT expert and entrepreneur, with the mission to drive higher efficiencies

By |2021-09-07T18:30:46-04:00September 7th, 2021|IoT, Life Sciences|

Shoulder Innovations Moves Headquarters To Grand Rapids

GRAND RAPIDS—Shoulder Innovations Inc., a developer of shoulder replacement devices, announced a move to a new headquarters in Grand Rapids that is six times larger than the company’s prior headquarters in Holland. The company said it has tripled its staff so far in 2021 amid rapid growth. The company recently received FDA clearance for its

By |2021-09-07T18:44:01-04:00September 7th, 2021|ESD, Life Sciences|

C3 Accelerator Showcases Client Companies In Online Event

SOUTHFIELD—The C3 Accelerator, a program of the Centrepolis Accelerator manufacturing business incubator established by Lawrence Technological University and the City of Southfield, brought together the companies supported through the program in a C3 Accelerator Showcase event Thursday, Aug. 26. The event speakers provided the latest details on the changing landscape of cleantech innovation and funding opportunities.

By |2021-09-07T18:43:28-04:00September 7th, 2021|ESD, Featured|