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Former Intel Automotive Tech Pro Named New CEO Of American Center For Mobility

YPSILANTI TOWNSHIP - The American Center for Mobility, a 300-acre autonomous vehicle test track at Willow Run Airport, on Tuesday announced Michael Noblett is the new president and Chief Executive Officer. He started the job Feb. 25. Noblett replaces interim CEO Kirk Steudle, who was appointed by the board of directors in mid-2018. Steudle is

By |2019-02-20T20:12:55+00:00February 20th, 2019|Auto Tech|

CAVita’s Einsig Outlines CAV Track At IoT TechConnect.Com

ROYAL OAK - CAVita Principle Barry Einsig joins Matt and Mike to talk about the Connected and Autonomous Vehicle track at IoT TechConnect, a full-day conference on everything about the Internet of Things that is scheduled for April 29 at the Michigan Science Center. CAVita and its parent company, Econolite, are sponsoring the three-hour track

By |2019-02-19T07:24:28+00:00February 17th, 2019|Auto Tech, Featured, M2 TechCast, Podcasts|

Teaching Self-Driving Cars To Predict Pedestrian Movement

ANN ARBOR – By zeroing in on humans’ gait, body symmetry and foot placement, University of Michigan researchers are teaching self-driving cars to recognize and predict pedestrian movements with greater precision than current technologies. Data collected by vehicles through cameras, LiDAR (laser-based radar) and GPS allow the researchers to capture video snippets of humans in

By |2019-02-12T18:23:35+00:00February 12th, 2019|Auto Tech, Autonomous Vehicles|

123Net Partners With Telia Carrier To Meet Bandwidth Demand From Self-Driving Vehicles

SOUTHFIELD - With Michigan leading the nation with the most permissive self-driving vehicle laws in the country, 123Net has beefed up its bandwidth by partnering with Telia Carrier’s 100G-enabled number one ranked global IP backbone to meet this growing connectivity demand. 123Net, Michigan’s premier data center services provider and host of the Detroit Internet Exchange,

By |2019-02-12T13:27:25+00:00February 12th, 2019|Auto Tech, Autonomous Vehicles, Featured, IoT|

Air Traffic Control For Driverless Cars Could Speed Up Deployment

ANN ARBOR—Combining human and artificial intelligence in autonomous vehicles could push driverless cars more quickly toward wide-scale adoption, University of Michigan researchers say. That’s the goal of a new project that relies on a technique called instantaneous crowdsourcing to provide a cost-effective, real-time remote backup for onboard autonomous systems without the need for a human

By |2019-02-07T21:07:35+00:00February 7th, 2019|Auto Tech, Autonomous Vehicles|

Bollinger Motors Introduces Electric Sports Utility, Pick Up Trucks

ROYAL OAK - Robert Bollinger, founder of Bollinger Motors, is working with Lawrence Technological University’s Centrepolis Accelerator to develop an electric sport utility and pick up truck to launch in 2020. He's building the eVehicles in metro Detroit. To listen, click on https://soundcloud.com/mike-brennan-841872555/e156-bollinger-motors   More at www.bollingermotors.com/

By |2019-02-03T17:02:02+00:00February 3rd, 2019|Auto Tech, M2 TechCast, Podcasts|

Traverse Legal Expands Practice To Detroit With Focus On Autonomous Vehicles

ROYAL OAK - Traverse Legal founder Enrico Schaefer announces he has opened an office in Detroit to serve the rapidly growing market for Connected and Autonomous Vehicle startups, as well as commercial drone users.   To listen, click on https://soundcloud.com/mike-brennan-841872555/e155-travers-legal More at www.traverselegal.com

By |2019-02-03T16:52:39+00:00February 3rd, 2019|Auto Tech, Autonomous Vehicles, M2 TechCast, Mobility, Podcasts|

Priva Provides Door-To-Door Mobile Office For Hire

ROYAL OAK - Invest Detroit Venture’s Tember Shea interviews Priva co-founder Dagan Mishoulam. The company seeks to transform regional mobility with door-to-door private, connected, mobile office service to cities as far away as Toronto and Milwaukee. Tember Shea To listen, click on https://soundcloud.com/mike-brennan-841872555/e155-priva More at www.travelpriva.com

By |2019-02-03T17:25:12+00:00February 3rd, 2019|Auto Tech, M2 TechCast, Mobility, Podcasts|

P3 North America’s Goldsmith Describes Winning Michigan Mobility Challenge Project

ROYAL OAK - Colin Goldsmith, Managing Partner, P3 North America announces his company’s involvement with Amazon Alexa Auto. P3 also was selected by the Michigan Mobility Challenge to serve as the project lead, in partnership with MUVE Canada, to build a ride-share platform in the central Upper Peninsula. It will serve seniors, the handicapped and others

By |2019-01-28T08:44:36+00:00January 25th, 2019|Auto Tech, M2 TechCast, Mobility, Podcasts|

Eaton Helps Reduce Weight, Extend Range Of Electrified Vehicles 

GALESBURG - Power management company Eaton announced its eMobility business has developed compact power-dense automotive inverters capable of increasing the range of electric vehicles. The inverters, which draw electricity from the battery and control how it is applied to the motor to manage power and torque, will be tested by a global automaker in first

By |2019-01-21T07:32:23+00:00January 21st, 2019|Auto Tech, Clean Update|