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|

Consumers Globally Spent $10 Billion On Mobile Games In First Six Months Of 2021

LONDON, United Kingdom - The recent growth in gaming appears not to be slowing down as more consumers continue to exhibit an appetite for various versions like mobile games. The interest has resulted in increasing spending on various mobile games titles. According to data acquired by Finbold, consumers globally spent $10.32 billion on mobile games in

By |2021-08-14T13:33:54-04:00August 14th, 2021|Mobility|

May Mobility Introduces On-Demand Autonomous Cars To Grand Rapids

ANN ARBOR—The Ann Arbor autonomous vehicle technology and shuttle service provider  May Mobility announced the launch of an on-demand autonomous vehicle shuttle service in Grand Rapids. Partners in the effort include the city of Grand Rapids, the New York City-based transit technology provider Via Transportation Inc.,  and the Zeeland-based automotive electronics manufacturer Gentex. The expanded, on-demand service began on

By |2021-08-14T13:25:20-04:00August 14th, 2021|Auto Tech, Featured, 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|