Mobile MI

Mobility Innovation In The Great Lakes – Alive and Well

DETROIT - Canada-United States Business Association is hosting a Great Lakes Automotive Outlook event Dec. 14 to focus on several key mobility topics, including new investment around the Great Lakes resulting from the Unifor contracts, a description of Canada’s EV initiative known as Project Arrow, an update on Michigan’s I-94 AV corridor, and a far-ranging interview

By |2020-11-28T12:55:02-05:00November 28th, 2020|Mobile MI, Mobility|

PlanetM Gets New Mobility Testing Partner In Upper Peninsula

LANSING—PlanetM, the state of Michigan’s future mobility and electrification clearinghouse, is adding the Great Lakes Research Center at Michigan Technological University as its newest PlanetM testing facility. The GLRC, on the banks of the Portage Waterway in Houghton, has been testing and deploying connected and autonomous marine vehicles for more than a decade. It is

By |2020-10-09T10:39:45-04:00October 9th, 2020|Featured, Mobile MI, Mobility|

Detroit Aerotropolis Seeks To Expand Development Around Metro, Willow Run Airports

DETROIT - The Detroit Region Aerotropolis is a four-community, two-county, public-private economic development partnership driving corporate expansion and new investment around Detroit Metro and Willow Run Airports. The Aerotropolis is the premiere location for greenfield expansion in Southeast Michigan, offering 6,000 acres of development-ready land centered in a world-class network of transportation infrastructure. With two

By |2020-09-26T16:32:33-04:00September 26th, 2020|Drones, Mobile MI, Mobility, Politics, Politics/Government|

Paratransit Shuttle Deployed To Transport Detroit Senior Citizens To Hospital

DETROIT  - In a Detroit first, a self-driving, accessible, paratransit shuttle is being deployed to transport senior citizens and the underserved to and from appointments and other needs at a local hospital. The deployment – a partnership between Navya, NextEnergy, Bestmile, Flagstar Bank, IXR Mobility, and AARP, as well as DTE Energy, and the State

By |2020-09-08T13:41:40-04:00September 8th, 2020|Auto Tech, Mobile MI, Mobility|

Ford, Bedrock And Bosch Exploring Automated Vehicle Parking Technology In Detroit

DETROIT - Ford Motor Company, Bedrock and Bosch are launching a demonstration project with connected Ford Escape test vehicles that can drive and park themselves inside Bedrock’s Assembly Garage in Detroit using Bosch smart infrastructure. This is the first U.S. infrastructure-based solution for automated valet parking where the vehicle will park itself inside a parking

By |2020-09-08T19:07:12-04:00September 8th, 2020|Auto Tech, Featured, Mobile MI, Mobility|

Ann Arbor Spark Sets Virtual Ann Arbor Mobility Summit

ANN ARBOR—Ann Arbor Spark, the economic development agency for Washtenaw and Livingston counties, announced that it will host its third annual Ann Arbor Mobility Summit online this year, on Wednesday, Sept. 23 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The theme this year is to focus on the strategies to build resiliency within the mobility ecosystem.

By |2020-08-23T15:36:32-04:00August 23rd, 2020|Featured, Mobile MI, Mobility|

J.D. Power Survey: Wireless Customer Care Satisfaction Remains High

TROY—With a steady flow of calls to wireless customer care representatives, who were moved from call centers to a shelter-in-place situation, great performance and great resolution remain intact during this critical time for wireless carriers, according to the J.D. Power 2020 U.S. Wireless Customer Care Performance Study—Volume 2. “Just as we saw in our recent

By |2020-08-08T19:35:35-04:00August 5th, 2020|Internet, IoT, Mobile MI, Mobility|

5G Wireless Broadband Couldn’t Have Come To Health Care At A Better Time

SAN FRANCISCO - When it comes to health care, seconds can mean the difference between brain damage and full recovery, between paralysis and a short stint in physical therapy, between life and death. The heavy bandwidth pipe required for those speedy response times is slowly becoming reality. 5G, which is seen pushing many key technologies like

By |2020-07-16T18:31:56-04:00July 16th, 2020|Life Sciences, Mobile MI, Mobility|

Priority Health Provides Members Free Access To Personal Health Companion

GRAND RAPIDS—Priority Health has introduced a new customer benefit—Brook, a personal mobile health companion that provides support in the areas of nutrition, sleep management, general health and COVID-19 information. Brook, developed by the Seattle-based firm Brook Inc., uses artificial intelligence and real-time health expert access to provide 24/7 personalized support for general health concerns and

By |2020-07-12T19:07:51-04:00July 12th, 2020|Life Sciences, Mobile MI|

Future Mobility: Limiting The Spread Of Disease Through Bacteria, Virus Resisting Materials

ANN ARBOR - The future of personal mobility likely includes a greater reliance on shared transportation (ride-hailing, ride-sharing, carsharing). However, the COVID-19 health crisis has intensified the debate on the health risks in the shared mobility world. The interior of light-duty vehicles is an excellent example of the necessary combination of predisposing factors for cross-contamination.

By |2020-05-15T15:00:03-04:00May 15th, 2020|Guest Columns, Mobile MI, Mobility|