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Michigan Business Network
September 3, 2019 5:00 PM

DEARBORN, Mich., (September 3, 2019) - Gas prices in Michigan slipped 11 cents compared to a week ago. Michigan drivers are now paying an average of $2.60 per gallon for regular unleaded. This price is 18 cents less than this time last month and about 26 cents less than this time last year.

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PlanetM Awards $450,000 in Grants to Mobility-Focused Startups, Including 2 New to Michigan

Michigan Business Network
August 27, 2019 11:00 AM

by Kurt Nagl


  • U.K., NYC companies to enter Michigan market
  • Carpooling, pedestrian safety among focuses of startups
  • This is the third round of mobility grants for PlanetM
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AAA’S Annual Statewide “School's Open - Drive Carefully” Campaign Kicks Off The School Year

Michigan Business Network
August 21, 2019 12:00 PM

Safety campaign celebrates 73 years of traffic safety in school  zones and neighborhoods

DEARBORN, Mich., (August 21, 2019) — With many Michigan schools back in session, children will be walking, biking and riding the school bus. Making those trips safe is of the utmost importance. Over 1.5 million children across Michigan will head back to school, with 10 percent of those children typically walking or biking to their classes.   AAA warns drivers to be especially vigilant for pedestrians before and after school hours. The afternoon hours are particularly dangerous – over the last decade, nearly one in four child pedestrian fatalities occurred between 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.

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You Can Shape What’s Next In Mobility

Michigan Business Network
August 16, 2019 2:00 PM

Contribute your expertise to WCX™ World Congress Experience 2020

Your expertise can help propel the mobility industry forward at SAE International's WCX World Congress Experience 2020--- North America’s largest gathering of mobility engineering professionals. WCX provides the perfect platform to share the latest advancements in mobility through a technical presentation or development of a peer-reviewed manuscript.

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AAA: Michigan Gas Prices Decline 11 Cents

Michigan Business Network
August 13, 2019 8:00 AM

DEARBORN, Mich., (8.12.19) - Gas prices in Michigan dipped 11cents compared to a week ago. Michigan drivers are now paying an average of $2.64 per gallon for regular unleaded. This price is 23 cents less than this time last month and about 36 cents less than this time last year.

Motorists are paying an average of $40 for a full 15-gallon tank of gasoline; a discount of $7 from when prices were their highest last May.

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Building The Mobility Ecosystem

Michigan Business Beat
August 12, 2019 1:00 PM

The Michigan Business Network was on the road to the Traverse City Resort and Spa for the Management Briefing Seminars. MBS 2019 is put on by the Center for Automotive Research (CAR) and this year the focus was on the auto industry's commitment to change. The three day included more than 1,000 stakeholders, automakers, suppliers, startups, media, government. One of the panel discussions was on Building the Mobility Ecosystem and how stakeholders are developing the mobility ecosystem of the future. 

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NAIAS 2020 Begins Official Show Countdown, Announces Partnerships

Michigan Business Network
July 30, 2019 6:00 PM

The North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) executive director, Rod Alberts, and chairman, Doug North, hosted more than 300 OEM, industry and media partners to celebrate the official countdown to the 2020 show, and announced multiple partnerships.

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AAA: Michigan Gas Prices Rise Four Cents Compared to Last Week

Michigan Business Network
July 29, 2019 5:00 PM

The Michigan state average is down after jumping 11 cents

DEARBORN, Mich., (July 29, 2019) - Gas prices in Michigan are down after jumping 11 cents to $2.88 per gallon on July 26.  Michigan drivers are now paying an average price of $2.85 per gallon for regular unleaded, 4 cents more than a week ago and 4 cents more than this time last month. Still drivers are paying 16 cents less than this same time last year.

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Pratt & Miller Awarded Michigan Mobility Challenge

Michigan Business Network
July 29, 2019 3:00 PM

Pratt & Miller, a new addition to the PlanetM Landing Zone in Detroit and recipient of the $8 Million Michigan Mobility Challenge, is partnering with Michigan-based companies to address the mobility needs of seniors, persons with disabilities and veterans, including the development of autonomous electric shuttles that are ADA compliant.

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Michigan Strong in Business Facilities’ Annual Rankings Report, Among Other Recent Accolades

Michigan Business Network
July 29, 2019 12:00 PM

Michigan is among the top 10 states for cyber security growth potential, manufacturing workforce, opportunity zones, and tech job growth, and, once again ranks number one for automotive manufacturing strength according to Business Facilities’ 15th annual Rankings Report for 2019.

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