Macomb County's COMTEC <span class='image-credits'>Doug Coombe</span> MCity <span class='image-credits'>Doug Coombe</span> Lawrence Technological University's autonomous taxi <span class='image-credits'>Doug Coombe</span> Detroit's QLine <span class='image-credits'>Doug Coombe</span>


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Michigan looks to expand connected work zone pilot program in preparation for autonomous vehicles

Following the successful testing of the nation’s first connected work zone pilot program last year, the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) says it would like to expand the program to surface streets and county roads in communities across the state to build a large database for vehicle-to-infrastructure communication.

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Experts examine formation of the autonomous drive industry

Throughout the North American International Auto Show Industry’s Preview Days, conversations around autonomous vehicles flooded the halls. Everyone wants expert insight on when these vehicles will become consumer products, what infrastructure and legislation will be needed to move automated vehicles forward, and most of all – where will all the talent come from?

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U.S. lawmakers defend self-driving bill during heated Politico panel discussion

Sacrificing safety for innovation’s sake is a recipe for disaster and a path the automotive industry may be heading down as it races toward autonomous vehicle deployment on public roads. That was the warning Joan Claybrook, consumer co-chair for Advocates for Highway Safety and a former administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) delivered during remarks for Politico’s “Driverless Cars and the Future of Mobility” discussion held Tuesday at the North American International Auto Show.

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PlanetM Awards shine light on startups innovating the technology of the future

Walking the floors of North American International Auto Show one thing is clear, the convergence between auto and tech has never been so prominent. On the main floor, the 2019 reveals flood the halls, while one floor below the AutoMobili-D showcase features mobility technology that will propel those designs into the next-generation of auto.

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Detroit’s Techstars Mobility a ‘golden ticket’ for tech startups

When Lyden Foust, co-founder of the Cincinnati-based tech startup Spatial, was selected as one of 12 companies to come to Detroit for mentorship in 2016, he never dreamed that the three-month accelerator program offered through Techstars Mobility would open doors to the world’s leading OEMs and change his life forever.

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