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CAR | Discusses This Week's Hot Topics

Michigan Business Network
June 13, 2022 1:00 PM

This week, electric vehicle charging took the spotlight after an announcement from the Biden Administration and a troubling study on EV chargers out of California. There was also some significant news out of the EU regarding gasoline vehicles as we continue to see more ambitious emissions targets announced globally. Finally, we review some interesting developments in the self-driving technologies and ADAS spaces.

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CAR | Keeping the Driver in Driver Assistance Systems

Michigan Business Network
June 10, 2022 9:00 AM

In 2020, the advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) industry generated around 17.6 billion U.S. dollars globally.

Between 2015 and 2020, the global ADAS market doubled in size and is expected to continue to grow, reaching nearly 32 billion USD by 2023, according to Statista Research Department. Tesla’s Autopilot, Ford’s BlueCruise, and Cadillac’s Super Cruise are different names for similar driver assistance systems found on many models today. These systems include technology packages that promise a wide range of benefits, performing everything except full self-driving.

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CAR | Hotels in Traverse City Are Filling up Quickly

Michigan Business Network
June 9, 2022 7:00 AM

CAR Management Briefing Seminars

Time is running out to book your stay in Traverse City for CAR MBS. The Grand Traverse Resort, Traverse City, MI, is your next business opportunity waiting for you at CAR MBS.

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Gov. Whitmer Continues to Fix Roads and Bridges with More Projects in Midland, Oakland, Saginaw, and Washtenaw Counites Starting This Week

Michigan Business Network
June 7, 2022 8:00 AM

LANSING, Mich. – Monday, Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced that major road repair projects updates are expected to begin this week in Midland, Oakland, Saginaw, and Washtenaw Counties. The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) projects include M-30 road resurfacing in Midland County, the next phase of work on the I-96 Flex Route in Oakland County, bridge work on I-675 in Saginaw County, and the next phase of work on resurfacing M-17 between Huron Street and Summit Road in Washtenaw County. These investments are expected to support over 3,700 jobs.

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Governor Whitmer's Mackinac Policy Conference Keynote Remarks as Prepared for Delivery

Michigan Business Network
June 6, 2022 8:00 AM

MACKINAC ISLAND, Mich. -- Governor Gretchen Whitmer Thursday delivered keynote remarks at the Mackinac Policy Conference. Please see below for her remarks as prepared for delivery.   

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Gov. Whitmer: Ford to Invest $2 Billion to Create More than 3,200 New Manufacturing Jobs, Secure Critical EV Production in Michigan

Michigan Business Network
June 3, 2022 2:00 PM

  • $2 billion investment ensures future opportunity for EV manufacturing growth, while securing internal combustion engine portfolio in Michigan 
  • Third EV/battery-related investment of more than $1 billion secured in Michigan since beginning of the year
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Gov. Whitmer Signs Executive Directive Streamlining Infrastructure Permitting

Michigan Business Network
June 3, 2022 8:00 AM

Increasing cooperation, reducing inefficiencies, promoting transparency will ensure state can move efficiently and effectively to keep fixing roads, bridges, pipes, and more   

MACKINAC ISLAND, Mich. – Wednesday, Governor Gretchen Whitmer joined U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg, members of the Michigan Congressional delegation, and local leaders to sign an executive directive streamlining the State of Michigan’s infrastructure permitting process.

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CAR | 2022 Altair Enlighten Award Deadline Extended

Michigan Business Network
June 3, 2022 7:00 AM

Automotive industry’s premier sustainable design excellence award now open for submissions until June 10, 2022.

After an overwhelming number of requests, Altair has announced that the deadline for the 2022 Enlighten Award submissions has been extended to June 10, 2022. In its tenth year, the Enlighten Award is presented annually in conjunction with the Center for Automotive Research (CAR) and showcases the latest, greatest decarbonization innovations throughout the vehicle lifecycle.

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Gov. Whitmer Welcomes World Economic Forum’s U.S. Centre for Advanced Manufacturing to Michigan,

Michigan Business Network
June 2, 2022 3:00 PM

Bringing Economic Growth, New Jobs 

MACKINAC ISLAND, Mich. – Today, Governor Gretchen Whitmer joined state, local, and industry officials during the Mackinac Policy Conference to celebrate the selection of Michigan as the home for the World Economic Forum’s new U.S. Centre for Advanced Manufacturing.

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Gov. Whitmer Announces Herbison Road Bridge Fully Repaired and Reopened to Traffic in Clinton County Under Rebuilding MI Bridges Program

Michigan Business Network
June 2, 2022 7:00 AM

In 2022, Gov. Whitmer is making the largest investment in state roads and bridges in Michigan’s history  

LANSING, Mich. – Wednesday, Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced the reopening of the Herbison Road bridge over the Looking Glass River to traffic. This is the fourth, and largest, bridge repaired this year under the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) Rebuilding MI Bridges program. 

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