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Boom Or Bubble? Skeptics Take Aim At Buzzy Electric Vehicle Market

LORDSTOWN, OH - When electric pickup maker Lordstown Motors took over an old General Motors plant in Ohio in 2019, it had big ambitions — and made a lot of promises. It promised a revival for a community agonizingly familiar with lost jobs. It named itself after the town, Lordstown, and named its future truck

By |2021-03-25T21:19:13-04:00March 25th, 2021|Auto Tech|

West Michigan Food Processing Incubator Opens In Muskegon

MUSKEGON — An 8,000-square-foot food processing business incubator in Muskegon is now open and accepting new tenants. Last Friday, Greater Muskegon Economic Development and the West Michigan Food Processing Association announced that the new Food, Agriculture, Research Manufacturing (FARM) Center is officially open on the campus of Muskegon Community College. The facility includes flexible manufacturing space for commercial

By |2021-03-25T21:19:14-04:00March 25th, 2021|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs|

New Bladeless Turbine May Look NSFW But Could Be The Future Of Wind Power

AVILA, Spain - Salvation comes in all shapes and sizes, and it seems, to the benefit of humans and wildlife, the next innovative leap forward in sustainable energy could be a suggestively shaped bladeless wind turbine. The novel technology has been created by Vortex Bladeless, a tech startup based in Avila, Spain, who describe their design as

By |2021-03-25T21:19:15-04:00March 25th, 2021|Clean Update|

University Of Michigan’s New Ford Motor Co. Robotics Complex

ANN ARBOR – University of Michigan and Ford Motor Co. are opening a state-of-the-art facility dedicated to developing robots and roboticists. The facility aims to improve people’s lives and keep them safe with its research and to promote a more equitable society. The Ford Motor Company Robotics Building is on U-M’s North Campus. The $75 million

By |2021-03-18T19:35:46-04:00March 18th, 2021|Auto Tech, Mobile MI, Mobility|

2021 GAMIC Finalists Named – Competition April 12 During SAE International

DETROIT - GAMIC has selected 11 Automotive and Mobility Start-Up Companies for the 13th Annual GAMIC Finals Competition with organizations from: Canada, France, Russia, Turkey and USA. • Actronika - Haptic Technology • Paris, France • Bio Live - Bioplastic Production • Istanbul, Turkey • Charge Net - EV Fast Chargers • San Diego, CA.,

By |2021-03-18T20:02:26-04:00March 18th, 2021|Auto Tech, Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs, Featured|

Hackers Release New Jailbreak Tool For Almost Every iPhone

SAN FRANCISCO - An iPhone hacking team has released a new jailbreak tool for almost every iPhone, including the most recent models, by using the same vulnerability that Apple last month said was under active attack by hackers. The Unc0ver team released its latest jailbreak this weekend, and says it works on iOS 11 (iPhone 5s and

By |2021-03-11T20:34:21-05:00March 11th, 2021|Cyber Defense|

Solar Power Stations In Space Could Be The Answer To Our Energy Needs

WALTHAM, Mass. - It sounds like science fiction: giant solar power stations floating in space that beam down enormous amounts of energy to Earth. And for a long time, the concept – first developed by the Russian scientist, Konstantin Tsiolkovsky, in the 1920s – was mainly an inspiration for writers. A century later, however, scientists

By |2021-03-11T20:34:22-05:00March 11th, 2021|Clean Update|

UBS Predicts Tesla And Volkswagen To Become Top Two Electric-Vehicle Plays By 2025

DETROIT -Swiss bank UBS predicts that the battle for dominance in electric-vehicles will heat up over the next few years, with one company rising to join Tesla in the top two companies for global EV sales. Forget Nio, XPeng, and other flashy electric-vehicle stocks, because it will be legacy auto giant Volkswagen competing with Tesla

By |2021-03-11T20:34:22-05:00March 11th, 2021|Auto Tech|

Peters, Stebenow Help Michigan Technological University Land $4.5 Million DOE Grant To Research Self-Driving Vehicles

WASHINGTON DC – Michigan U.S. Senators Gary Peters (D) and Debbie Stabenow (D) helped Michigan Technological University land a $4.5 million federal grant for self-driving vehicle research and development. The funds – awarded through the Department of Energy – will support ongoing projects to enhance connected and automated vehicle technologies that improve driver safety by

By |2021-03-11T20:34:22-05:00March 11th, 2021|Auto Tech, Politics, Politics/Government|

Human Element Add eCommerce Strategist

ANN ARBOR - Human Element has expanded its team with the addition of eCommerce strategist, Gary Goodman. Goodman brings to HEi a broad view of the eCommerce landscape, having been both the merchant and the services provider, giving him a deep understanding of the unique challenges eCommerce merchants face today. Goodman will help clients find

By |2021-03-11T20:34:23-05:00March 11th, 2021|Announcements/New Products, New Products / Contracts|