Redefining Urban Mobility

February 01, 2016

A new EY report, Urban Mobility Redefined, finds the lines blurring among such shared transportation alternatives as car-sharing, ride-sharing and other non-traditional modes of personal transportation.

Megatrends in Mobility

December 28, 2015

ZF TRW a global leader in vehicle safety, powertrain systems and chassis controls is active in all three megatrends driving personal mobility, says Manfred Meyer, vice president of Global Braking Engineering: Efficiency.

Michigan's Brainpower Initiative

November 12, 2015

Michigan aims to correct mistaken impressions about the auto industry with its new "We Run on Brainpower" campaign.

Connected-Car Task Force

June 24, 2015

Michigan's Oakland County is home to offices of 48 of the top 50 automotive suppliers.

Connected-Car Testing in Michigan

June 01, 2015

Two years of testing with nearly 3,000 vehicles in Ann Arbor, Mich., showed that enabling vehicles to communicate directly with each other can reduce traffic accidents.

National Renewable Energy Lab

May 18, 2015

The changes coming in personal transportation over the next several years will be a revolution akin to the shift from the horse and buggy to the automobile more than 100 years ago, says Dana Christensen, deputy laboratory director for science and technology for the U.S.

Michigan Brainpower

May 17, 2015

Creating modern automobiles is a blend of inspiration, design, technology and production know-how.

Five Steps to Automated Driving

May 13, 2015

Carmakers envision a five-step process to transform today's drive-it-yourself cars into vehicles that can automatically take you just about anywhere, notes Carsten Haas, engineering manager for integrated active and passive safety technologies at TRW Automotive.

Self-Driving Car To-Do List

April 13, 2015

Autonomous cars must be able to do four things, says Karl-Heinz Glander, who heads integrated active/passive safety technologies at TRW Automotive.

Driver Monitoring

March 30, 2015

Japan's Aisin Seiki Co., a leader in vehicle sensors and electronics, says its new 3-D monitoring technology can determine if a driver isn't looking at the road, even if his head is up and he's wearing sunglasses.

Keeping It Simple

March 23, 2015

Carmakers must be able to simultaneously cater to younger buyers who embrace electronic technologies and older customers who may crave simpler controls and the ability to turn off some features entirely.