Motor Bella Taking Applications To Aug 16 For Mobility Startups

ANN ARBOR - Kathryn Snorrason, managing director for Office of Future Mobility and Electrification at the Michigan Economic Development Corp., updates Motor Bella, a competition for mobility startups. Deadline to apply is Aug. 15. Those companies selected will appear Sept. 21-26 at the M1 Concourse in Pontiac. .M1 is an “87- acre playground for auto

By |2021-07-22T17:48:05-04:00July 22nd, 2021|Auto Tech, mitechtv, Mobile MI, Mobility|

Calling All GAMIC, Start-Up Automotive And Mobility Companies To Exhibit At Motor Bela

PONTIAC - This September 21 and 22, the Motor Bella Startup Exhibit Area will be located within AutoMobili-D, the technology showcase that in 2019 was staged at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS). Dates: September 21 and 22 Hours: 9:00 am – 8:00 pm Location: M1 Concourse Roadway, Pontiac NAIAS is paused for 2021

By |2021-07-11T15:58:27-04:00July 11th, 2021|Featured, Mobile MI, Mobility|

A2Mobility Tech Meetup Autaza: The Cutting Edge of Quality Control

ANN ARBOR - From scooters to SUVs to satellites, the risk of rework and recalls looms large in the complex world of modern transportation. Today’s multi-modal mobility environment demands virtually perfect performance from both hardware and software to protect human lives and maintain our shared infrastructure. Join us for a discussion with Autaza, ABB Robotics, and ESI Group to

By |2021-07-11T15:03:54-04:00July 11th, 2021|Mobile MI, Mobility|

A2GO Autonomous Vehicle Shuttle Service Available In Ann Arbor In October

ANN ARBOR - A new autonomous vehicle shuttle service is coming to Ann Arbor in October courtesy A2GO, a joint venture with Ann Arbor SPARK, May Mobility and MCity. The new shuttle service comes from a grant through the mobility efforts of the state of Michigan. Additional partners on A2GO include !important Safety Technologies,  4M, Office of Future Mobility

By |2021-05-24T09:38:04-04:00May 24th, 2021|Mobile MI, Mobility, STEM|

ITC To Conduct Aerial Patrols Of Transmission Lines in Michigan

NOVI – If you see helicopters flying low of high-voltage transmission towers and lines over the next month, don’t worry. It’s ITC Michigan conducting aerial patrols to make sure the electric grid isn’t damaged. The flights will take place from May 17 to June 17, weather permitting. The helicopter patrols are conducted to provide an

By |2021-05-03T19:39:17-04:00May 3rd, 2021|Mobile MI|

Toyota’s Acquisition Of Lyft’s Self-Driving Unit Bolsters Automation Ambitions

DETROIT - Toyota Motor Corp will acquire Lyft Inc's self-driving technology unit for $550 million, the companies said Tuesday, as the Japanese auto company steps up its automation ambitions with the newly created Woven Planet division. The acquisition of Level 5 automation will also provide Toyota access to the U.S. ride-hailing firm's more than 300

By |2021-05-03T19:47:36-04:00April 27th, 2021|Auto Tech, Featured, Mobile MI|

May Mobility Grand Rapids Autonomous Vehicle Pilot Could Be Extended

GRAND RAPIDS — The autonomous shuttle that runs through downtown could transition to an on-demand format with new vehicles under a proposal before city officials to renew the pilot program that’s set to expire on April 30. The Autonomous Vehicle Initiative led by Mobile GR, Ann Arbor-based May Mobility Inc. and various private sponsors started in July 2019.

By |2021-04-26T09:41:55-04:00April 26th, 2021|Auto Tech, Mobile MI|

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|

Ann Arbor Video Interest Group Presents Michigan Film & Digital Media Office

ANN ARBOR - This month, we welcome Selam Ghirmai and Tony Garcia from the Michigan Film and Digital Media Office. Ghirmai serves as the Director of the Michigan Film & Digital Media Office, with 10 years of experience working to provide a positive creative and business experience for local, out-of-state, independent, and studio productions in

By |2021-03-06T14:58:30-05:00March 6th, 2021|Mobile MI|