Auto Tech

Honda To Invest $750 Million In GM’s Cruise To Accelerate Self-Driving Car Development

DETROIT - Cruise, the self-driving car startup backed by General Motors, is getting a $750 million investment from Honda, creating a market value for Cruise at $14.6 billion. Honda has been lagging in the competition to bring Connected and Autonomous Vehicles to market, so this deal gives the Japanese car maker the chance to catch

By |2018-10-04T20:04:23+00:00October 4th, 2018|Auto Tech, Autonomous Vehicles|

First In The Nation Autonomous Truck Platooning Study At American Center For Mobility

YPSILANTI TWP. — The American Center for Mobility has gathered a team of organizations representing defense, academia and the public sector to further research and test automated convoy platooning in a two-year study that will feature both military and commercial grade trucks, the first of its kind in the nation. The study aims to autonomously

By |2018-09-27T16:15:52+00:00September 27th, 2018|Auto Tech, Autonomous Vehicles, Featured|

Report: Americans Prefer Steel As Automotive Material Of Choice

DETROIT – A national study, conducted by Lab42, and commissioned by the Steel Market Development Institute, finds Americans in the market for a new vehicle continue to trust and prefer steel as the automotive material of choice. Additionally, a second study conducted by Ducker Worldwide shows the steel industry has made monumental strides in developing

By |2018-09-27T10:56:47+00:00September 27th, 2018|Auto Tech|

UM Shares Driverless Shuttle Experience In New Case Study

ANN ARBOR — As global interest in driverless vehicle services grows, the University of Michigan has released a case study documenting its experience launching an on-campus driverless shuttle research project through its Mcity autonomous and connected vehicle test area. It is believed to be the first study of its kind, and expands the body of

By |2018-09-21T11:15:45+00:00September 21st, 2018|Auto Tech, Autonomous Vehicles, Engineering Society of Detroit, ESD|

Deliver My Ride Provides Alternative Way To Buy, Lease New Vehicles

ROYAL OAK - Deliver My Ride, the online car buying service launched by Peter Karmanos Jr.’s tech firm, MadDog Technology, is a modern alternative to the traditional car buying process. The platform creates a convenient, unbiased, and pressure-free way to buy or lease a new car online. Deliver My Ride provides today’s car shopper all

By |2018-09-18T15:30:04+00:00September 18th, 2018|Auto Tech, M2 TechCast, Podcasts|

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+00:00September 18th, 2018|Auto Tech, Autonomous Vehicles, Cyber Defense, M2 TechCast, Podcasts|

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+00:00September 14th, 2018|Auto Tech, Autonomous Vehicles, Featured|

Osram Opto Semiconductors Partners With Joyson Safety Systems On Cadillac Super Cruise

SUNNYVALE, Ca – Osram Opto Semiconductors has partnered with Joyson Safety Systems to supply key IRED and LED components for the 2018 Cadillac CT6’s Super Cruise feature, a hands-free driving technology. Osram’s IRED and LED components, which are embedded in Joyson Safety Systems’ steering wheel for the Cadillac CT6, allow the system to monitor driver

By |2018-09-13T18:50:43+00:00September 13th, 2018|Auto Tech|

We Predict Deepview Provides Automakers With Deep Dive Into Auto Repair Frequency

ROYAL OAK - There’s a new company in metro Detroit that provides the auto industry with data that was never available before - predicting automotive repair frequency that gives manufacturers, suppliers, tech companies and service provides the ability to see how their components compare to the competition - now and more importantly in the future.

By |2018-09-11T08:02:40+00:00September 11th, 2018|Auto Tech, Featured, M2 TechCast, Podcasts|

Trillium Secure Partners With MCity To Bolster AI To Protect Connected Vehicles

ANN ARBOR - Vehicle cybersecurity company Trillium Secure has partnered with the University of Michigan’s TechLab at MCity to conduct research on how Artificial Intelligence can bolster a connected vehicle’s resistance to cyber attack. Trillium’s Director of Global Engineering, Ross Hirschi, will collaborate with MCity by providing mentorship to a team of UM students from

By |2018-09-07T11:37:35+00:00September 7th, 2018|Auto Tech, Cyber Defense|