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Exposing more than 150 students, MICHauto Summit shows future talent automotive industry is ‘cool’

As Michigan’s automotive industry goes full throttle to meet the demand of an ever-changing mobility landscape, one thing is clear: maintaining the state’s global leadership in this space is contingent on access to a well-educated and highly skilled talent pipeline.

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Ford VP Ken Washington issues ‘call to arms’ for auto industry talent

Smart, connected, electrified and autonomous vehicles have the transformational potential to change the world by solving key problems like congestion in urban cores and decreasing fatalities. Automakers in Michigan and around the world can’t achieve that dream, however, without tomorrow’s talent.

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Positive disruption to health care accompanies 'new age of automobility'

At The Eye, The Brain & The Auto, held during Mobility Week Detroit, automotive expert Lawrence Burns delivered a keynote speech where he described the “new age of automobility.”

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Techstars Mobility companies present eye-opening view into mobility solutions

Mobility companies face many challenges the industry looks to change the way people, products and services move. That is where a group of innovative startups united through the Techstars Mobility accelerator program come in.


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Jessica Robinson: what does mobility mean to you?

Jessica Robinson, director of City Solutions for Ford Smart Mobility, knows firsthand that the importance of moving people and goods efficiently is critical for the city and region’s long-term success. Kicking off her Automobility Forum town hall discussion at the MICHauto Summit, Robinson asked attendees what mobility means to them.


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Don’t let ‘no’ stop you: industry insiders share insight on diverse career paths

Showcasing the state’s diverse and exciting automobility industry, four leading insiders shared their insight on what is driving Michigan forward — from collaboration to access to global OEMs.

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The rise of MaaS in DetroitWhat the Motor City has going for it is rapid-fire development of bike-share programs such as MoGo.

Detroit is similar to many other urban centers in its search for new and better ways to move people and goods from place to place.

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Lon Offenbacher: technology is turning auto industry on its head

Lon Offenbacher, president and CEO of Inteva Products, told MICHauto Summit attendees that technology is moving so fast, finding the right talent to keep businesses ahead of the curve is this generation’s biggest challenge.

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Jeff Makarewicz: Toyota seizing opportunity when megatrends collide

At the MICHauto Summit, Jeff Makarewicz, group VP of vehicle, quality and safety engineering for Toyota Motor North America, showed off e-Palette, an automated, electric, flexible vehicle concept that is part of Toyota’s plan to develop a suite of connected mobility solutions.

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Techstars Mobility companies present eye-opening view into mobility solutions

Mobility companies face many challenges the industry looks to change the way people, products and services move. That is where a group of innovative startups united through the Techstars Mobility accelerator program come in.


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Mobility-era automotive success builds on Detroit region’s manufacturing strengths

As Detroit celebrates a century of automotive manufacturing, it stands poised to address future mobility with an established talent and manufacturing infrastructure. We consider what lies ahead.

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Mobility Week Detroit events showcase the region’s tech and auto assets to the public

Along with all of the hard work centering on mobility in Michigan, companies and industry leaders also want to share the excitement around how autonomous cars are building an entrepreneurial ecosystem, driving community spirit and changing the health care industry in real and substantial ways.

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PlanetM launches new million dollar startup grantMobility startups worldwide have even more incentive to test and deploy their technologies in Michigan with the announcement of a new grant program.

Mobility startups worldwide have even more incentive to test and deploy their technologies in Michigan with the announcement of a new grant program from PlanetM. The grant will to help startups test and pilot a variety of mobility innovations.


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Innovate Mound connects infrastructure for more efficient, friendlier travel

Innovate Mound will transform the busy road into a high-performance thoroughfare, incorporating technology to improve infrastructure. Find out why this development is so important.


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Mobility Moments Podcast: John McElroy

October 5, 2018 - Few people know more about the automotive industry than John McElroy. In his lifelong career as an automotive journalist, McElroy has tracked change, growth, and trends, and he believes innovations in mobility will disrupt this industry like nothing else. We took a trip through time with John McElroy and he shared some memories of covering the automotive industry -- and offered insight on where we go from here. 
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