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Feature Story Joe Frank and Shawn Quinn at RCO Engineering.

Metro Detroit employers find their next-generation workforce through Manufacturing Day events

Many local employers have recently hired employees who were once students taking guided tours of their manufacturing facilities for the annual Manufacturing Day event.

Feature Story Tome recently hosted a B2V workshop in Detroit, drawing attendees from the bicycle and automotive industries, academia, and government.

This Royal Oak company is creating bicycle-to-vehicle communication tech to prevent cyclist deaths

Tome staff envision adding sensors to bicycles or scooters that would communicate pertinent information to vehicles by wireless connection. 

Feature Story A rendering of the American Center for Mobility's planned tech park.

How next-generation mobility testing facilities are driving economic development in Washtenaw County

Many recent major economic developments have been directly influenced by Washtenaw County's existing infrastructure for next-generation mobility.

Feature Story PPAP Manager cofounders Rene Pons and Vinnie Delgado with TechStars Detroit managing director Ted Serbinski.

Mexican-founded PPAP Manager finds home in the Motor City through TechStars Detroit

After joining the TechStars Detroit business accelerator in July, Vinnie Delgado says his company will be moving to Detroit for good. 

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Mobility Moments Podcast: Emily Heintz, EntryPoint

Mobility entrepreneurship is growing in Michigan. But what do these startups need for success? We talk with Emily Heintz, founder and managing director of EntryPoint about economic development, sustainability, and inclusion in Michigan's high-tech mobility ecosystem.

Feature Story Project Kinetic's Car4You provides low-cast vehicle access to Detroit's Osborn neighborhood

Detroit drives forward with pilot programs to solve mobility roadblocks

The city that put the world on wheels is reinventing mobility again.

 


Feature Story PlanetM Landing Zone Celebrates Two Years in Detroit

PlanetM Landing Zone celebrates two years of member successes at mobility meetup

PlanetM Landing Zone is celebrating its two-year anniversary of bringing global mobility startups to Detroit this week.

Feature Story Airspace Link

Detroit’s Airspace Link set to fly in emerging drone industry

One of PlanetM Landing Zone’s newest members, Airspace Link, landed a major and rare milestone with the Federal Aviation Administration, clearing the way for a “highway in the sky” for commercial and recreational drones.

Feature Story Domino's Pizza self-driving delivery test vehicle

Mobility and technology drive Domino’s Pizza, other Michigan businesses forward

Domino’s Pizza is hungry. The worldwide leader in pizza delivery likes being atop the $47 billion industry but it also serves up a coveted side dish: cutting-edge innovation.

 


Feature Story Automated Bus

Consortium starts rolling forward on plans to put automated buses on the road

An enthusiastic group of transit experts, bus manufacturers, technology vendors, and transportation directors from some of the nation’s largest cities are working together to move passengers toward the next evolution in public transit: Automated buses.

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Mobility Moments Podcast: Emily Heintz, Entrypoint

November 7, 2019 - Mobility entrepreneurship is growing in Michigan. But what do these startups need for success? We talk with Emily Heintz, founder and managing director of EntryPoint, about economic development, sustainability, and inclusion in Michigan's high-tech mobility ecosystem. Listen >>
 

Startup Spotlight Podcast: Ashok Sivanand, Integral

October 2, 2019 - This episode of Driven’s Startup Spotlight features Ashok Sivanand, Co-Founder and CEO of Integral, a software consulting firm in Detroit focused on solving important problems in transportation and mobility. Listen >>
 
 
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