New Mobility Deployments and Thoughts on Infrastructure

DETROIT - I am excited to talk about a new round of real-world mobility deployments we are initiating in support of Michigan’s Office of Future Mobility and Electrification’s Michigan Mobility Funding Platform. Earlier this month, Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced $444,000 in grant funding from the platform to GoMUVE, Airspace Link, Inc, KUHMUTE, Michigan Flyer, and

By |2021-10-10T14:45:09-04:00October 10th, 2021|Mobile MI, Mobility|

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|

UM, MSU, Wayne State Lead Nation In Graduating Mobility Professionals

LANSING – Michigan’s three major research universities are leading the nation in preparing students who will take their talents into the ever-changing mobility industry, according to a new report released today by Michigan’s University Research Corridor. The URC, an alliance of Michigan State University (MSU), the University of Michigan (U-M), and Wayne State University (WSU),

By |2021-09-19T15:28:55-04:00September 19th, 2021|Mobile MI, Mobility|

Study: Ride Sharing Experience Consists Of 13 Steps, Before, During And After Ride

NOVI – Yanfeng, a global automotive supplier, recently released proprietary research conducted by its global User Research team which examines passenger experiences during the ride-hailing journey. The study, conducted prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, included participants from China and the U.S., offering insights into the factors that influence the passenger experience. The findings concluded that

By |2021-09-19T13:30:03-04:00September 19th, 2021|Mobile MI, Mobility|

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|

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|