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Feature StoryShared scooters joined Detroit's many mobility choices this summer

Electric scooters vs. cities: The next battle for the future of mobilityHow are Bird, Lime and equivalent scoots affecting Detroit?

More traffic. Fewer and pricier parking spots. A harder drop-off point for your Lyft or Uber ride. Putrid exhaust smells. Smog. Sound familiar? New York, Boston and San Francisco transportation officials have been experiencing these growing pains for decades.

Feature StoryParents and students connect with high-tech companies to explore future career pathways.

High-demand careers, educational pathways highlighted at upcoming Macomb Community College event

Future talent can learn more about high-demand jobs in high-tech mobility industries and advanced manufacturing at Macomb Community College Dec. 6 event.

Feature StoryUMD's Center for Cyber Security and Intelligence Studies director Tamara Shoemaker

How inclusivity, education, and networking can bridge Ann Arbor's cybersecurity talent gap

The gap between industry demand and workforce supply isn't unique to the Ann Arbor area, but local experts say our region also faces unique talent gap challenges.

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Electronics communications company joins the PlanetM Landing Zone

The latest company to join the growing roster of tenants at the PlanetM Landing Zone in Detroit is one you’ve likely not heard of but one that has been a part of your life for decades.

Feature StoryKevin Mull is director of connected mobility solutions at Bosch.

Collaboration is critical in the era of mobility

A new collaborative framework is emerging, and legacy companies are partnering with mobility startups or buying them outright. How will Detroit's ethos of collaboration speed mobility to the market?


Feature StoryThe 2018 LTU President's Symposium will gather industry experts to talk about tomorrow's mobility innovations happening today.

Human-centered, systems-level mobility is already underway in the Detroit region

A panel of mobility experts shared visions of the present and future of our roads during a Mobility Week Detroit event at Lawrence Technological University. Learn what they shared about mobility gained through a human-centric, systems-level approach.

Feature StoryTarun Kajeepeta speaking at the 2018 MICHauto Summit

Mobiliti finds opportunity, new home at PlanetM Landing Zone

If you want lightning to strike in the business world, says Amanda Richie, put yourself in a place where lightning is likely to strike.

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Mobility Moments Podcast: Bernie Theisen, U.S. Army TARDEC

The U.S. Army has a legacy of autonomous vehicle design, development, and testing, and this is a big benefit to civilian automobile manufacturing. Here, at the Detroit Arsenal, engineers like Bernie Theisen are hard at work at the Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center, or TARDEC. We welcomed Bernie for this episode of Driven’s Mobility Moments Podcast.


Feature StoryIndividuals can train on the latest cybersecurity techniques at the cyber hub.

Michigan defense engineers train for future of automotive security

A new cyber hub at the Detroit Arsenal is an asset to developing cybersecurity expertise and talent. The hub is the newest of 11 in the Michigan Cyber Range, and two more are on the way.

Feature StoryAt this year’s Auto-ISAC Annual Summit in Detroit, the Global Future Workforce Program gathered 38 high school, community college, and university students to showcase their work in front of leading industry professionals.

Michigan educators grow cybersecurity talent

Mobility's high-demand tech talent is cybersecurity. At the Auto-ISAC Annual Summit in Detroit, students showcased their cybersecurity skills, and some walked away with internships and employment.


Feature StoryAnn Arbor SPARK hosted demonstrations at the American Center for Mobility to showcase testing and validation of autonomous technology.

Auto experts tour American Center for Mobility with Ann Arbor SPARK

On an invitation from Ann Arbor SPARK, attendees of the AV Test & Development Symposium visited the American Center for Mobility for a tour and live testing and validation demo.

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Mobility grant brings Ann Arbor tech to Lansing transit

Thanks to a Michigan Mobility Challenge grant, bus riders with special needs will soon benefit from a partnership between Ann Arbor-based tech innovator LookingBus and Lansing's Capital Area Transportation Authority.


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Startup Spotlight Podcast: Kevin Kardel, Molex

October 29, 2018 - This episode of Driven’s Startup Spotlight features Kevin Kardel, Corporate Strategy at Molex, leading supplier of connectors and interconnect components. Kardel talks to Driven about Molex’s interest in the Detroit mobility ecosystem, their recent startup acquisition, and their recent move into the PlanetM Landing Zone.
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