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Carmera, Toyota working together to help autonomous vehicles see every road faster and easier

One of the best parts of having autonomous vehicles on the open road is the confidence drivers will enjoy in their safety and the ease of transportation. To get there, it takes companies such as Carmera, which makes real-time, high-definition maps for use in mobility applications.

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The great transformation: From analog to digital, Detroit Regional Partnership leads new business

In the 130-plus year history of the automobile, the Detroit region has been a leader in the global industry. As the shift to electrification and autonomous control begins, Southeast Michigan is poised to keep and attract manufacturers and suppliers in this new era of transportation.

Feature StoryDuring expansion, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation worked with DENSO to attract and train talent for new mobility products.

Getting in on the act: 3 companies joining the rush for Michigan mobility investment

Connected and autonomous vehicle production is in the works at Michigan-based manufacturers and suppliers. Our experts share the inside story on what major expansion announcements mean for our next-generation mobility ecosystem.

Feature StoryMichigan is Automobility was released on March 26, with a by-the-numbers look at Michigan's automotive ecosystem strength.

Future technologies at the core of Michigan is Automobility report

On March 26, MICHauto released the Michigan is Automobility report. The report features a by-the-numbers look at Michigan’s substantial footprint in the automotive ecosystem. Learn how future technology is the heartbeat of this report, and what that means to Michigan’s strength in the mobility industry.

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Jim Tobin: Driving the future of Michigan mobility requires collaboration

“A car doesn’t use technology; a car is technology,” said Jim Tobin, chief marketing officer and president of Magna Asia and Magna International in his keynote address at MICHauto’s Annual Meeting on Tuesday, March 26 at the Detroit Athletic Club.

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Hackers beware: Students being tapped for automotive cybersecurity field

Today’s cars and trucks are loaded with technology, enabling drivers to touch screens for music, navigation, and communication, and helping ensure their safety on the road.

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Moving the Michigan mobility needle

During MICHauto’s 2019 Annual Meeting on Tuesday, March 29 at the Detroit Athletic Club, The Detroit News’ Daniel Howes moderated a discussion on industry collaboration between New Economy Initiative’s Pamela Lewis, Magna International’s Jim Tobin, and Ford X’s Kristin Welch.

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Artificial intelligence is no match for the real thing when it comes to autonomous driving

Fatal car crashes are a rarity, but there are still 40,000 of them every year in the United States alone.

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Mobility Moments Podcast: SXSW 2019 with Komal Doshi, Seun Phillips, and Justin Robinson

Michigan was a destination at SXSW 2019, from official programming at Michigan House, to Michigan Mobility Day, and a strong presence at SXSW Job Market. Learn how Komal Doshi from Ann Arbor SPARK, Seun Phillips from PlanetM, and Justin Robinson from the Detroit Regional Partnership shared Michigan’s mobility story in Austin.

Feature StoryDetroit in transit

The future of mobility in Detroit is more fixed route transit

For all the talk of the future of mobility taking root in Detroit, 91 percent of trips are still completed in private cars.

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3 ways to experience the future of mobility and Michigan’s leadership at SXSW

This month, all eyes are on Austin, Texas for South by Southwest (SXSW). The events, which run from Friday, March 8 to Sunday, March 17, are an unparalleled convergence of industries. In recent years, mobility has become a recurring theme with Michigan leading the charge

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Strong industry support makes Michigan “easy choice” for Trillium Secure

Connecting to Michigan business support organizations Ann Arbor SPARK and MEDC made all the difference to international cybersecurity firm Trillium Secure. Learn how these connections helped Trillium find the perfect fit in growing mobility hub Ann Arbor.

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Mobility Moments Podcast: SXSW 2019 Roundtable, Komal Doshi, Seun Phillips, and Justin Robinson

April 04, 2019 -Michigan Mobility at SXSW was bigger than ever. Ride the wave of “South By excitement” with Seun Philips, director at PlanetM, Komal Doshi, director of mobility programs at Ann Arbor SPARK, and Justin Robinson, vice president of business attraction at the Detroit Regional Partnership. Listen >>
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