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Feature StoryShavon Edwards says in Detroit, "we're able to try new things and pilot things" without a lot of restriction.

How Detroit organizations and individuals are fighting for mobility equity

Mobility equity means equal access for everyone. Learn how mobility collectives and design schools are helping Detroit close the mobility gap...including recognizing innovation that’s already taking place.

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Attend PlanetM Startup Grants informational event

Learn about new PlanetM Startup Grants available to test or pilot mobility innovations by attending a special event on December 11--in person or remotely. Get all the information here.

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AUSA Symposium showcases intersection of automotive and defense industries

AUSA Symposium showcases intersection of automotive and defense industries. From Hydrogen fuel cells offering benefits in military applications, to robotics, autonomous systems, and AI for the army.


Feature StoryMary Barra was interviewed by chairman of Atlantic Media David Bradley.

What Mary Barra says about GM’s future

One month before General Motors announced plant closures and workforce reductions, chief executive officer Mary Barra described the GM of the future onstage during CityLab Detroit. Why what she said may not be what you’d expect.

Feature StoryRivian vehicles will have a 200- to 450-mile range.

Designed in Detroit, Rivian pickup, SUV plug in for adventure

A new all-electric, all-American automotive company unveils two vehicles at the LA Auto Show. Rivian’s pickup and SUV are made for adventure...and were designed right here in Michigan.

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Startup Spotlight Podcast: Fontinalis Partners

This episode of Driven’s Startup Spotlight features Daniel Ratliff, Principal at Fontinalis Partners which invests in technology companies improving next-generation mobility. Ratliff talks to Driven about the Detroit region's startup ecosystem and what they are looking for in mobility companies.

Feature StoryFrom left: Chris Olzem, Oakland County senior business development representative, Oakland County Treasurer Andy Meisner, Doug Lowther, CEO of Irdeto; Dr. Deirdre Waterman, Mayor of Pontiac.

Pontiac is Detroit home for digital security firm Irdeto

Digital security company Irdeto has joined the fast-growing tech hub of Pontiac. Learn how the global company’s connected transport division works to keep vehicles and systems cybersecure.

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GM rolls into the electric bicycle market with connected, integrated solutions

Electric bicycles are a trending mobility solution. GM rolls onto the scene with two models primed for urban use, but in need of a clever name.


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Mobility Moments Podcast: Amanda Roraff, PlanetM

PlanetM doesn't just showcase Michigan's mobility assets and initiatives. PlanetM helps make them happen. We talk with Amanda Roraff to learn about the PlanetM Startup Grants for testing and piloting mobility innovation.


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Aptiv creates new jobs through expansion of mobility technical center

Global technology and mobility company Aptiv recently announced that it will be renovating its facilities in Troy, creating 500 new jobs in the engineering- and software-related fields.


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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Mobility Moments Podcast: Amanda Roraff, PlanetM

December 7, 2018 - Don’t miss this episode of Driven’s Mobility Moments Podcast, where host Claire Charlton explores grant funding available right now for global mobility innovators to test and pilot in Michigan. Our guest is Amanda Roraff, operations manager at PlanetM.
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