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Foxconn plans to build multi-billion dollar autonomous vehicle research and development facility

Foxconn is planning to build multi-billion dollar autonomous vehicle research and development facility in  Michigan. Foxconn is the world’s largest electronics manufacturer and supplier to Apple so its foray into autonomous vehicles is a great development. Some news reports have quoted Foxconn Founder and CEO Terry Gou saying that the …

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Ontario and Michigan conducting North America’s first cross-border automated vehicle test drive

Ontario and Michigan are conducting North America’s first national, cross-border automated vehicle test drive through Southern Ontario and Michigan, promoting innovation in the auto sector and driving economic growth. The test drive began in Detroit and will continue from Windsor to Sarnia before crossing back over the border. The drive …

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Michigan Governor visited HARMAN Israel, asserted the strong Cyber Security relationship between Michigan and Tel Aviv


HARMAN International announced that Rick Snyder, Governor of Michigan, along with a delegation of Michigan representatives, visited HARMAN’s cyber security facility in Kfar Saba, Israel. HARMAN’s Saar Dickman, VP, Automotive Cyber Security and Michal Geva, VP, Sales Enablement, led the Governor’s visit, showcasing HARMAN’s cyber security solutions and discussing HARMAN’s …

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GM to test its autonomous cars in Michigan


On the heels of the signing of the SAVE Act legislation to support autonomous vehicle testing and deployment in Michigan, General Motors announced that it will soon begin testing autonomous vehicles on public roads. GM also announced it will produce the next generation of its autonomous test vehicles at its …

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Michigan allows ‘driverless cars’ on its public roads

A self-driving car by Google is displayed at the Viva Technology event in Paris, France, June 30, 2016. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Michigan became one of the first states in the USA to formally allow autonomous cars on public roads, with no driver in the front seat. A bill has been passed which has reversed a 2013 law that required autonomous vehicles to have a backup driver aboard, Governor Rick Snyder recently, …

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Faraday Future is eyeing Michigan to test its self-driving cars

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Published: June 7, 2016 Michigan is currently the hot spot for testing self-driving cars and after the automotive giant Tesla, the electric vehicle startup, Faraday Future is also looking forward to test autonomous vehicle technology on public roads of Michigan. According to the Detroit News, the company has recently applied …

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Michigan moves beyond of testing driverless cars, to allow operation of self-driving cars


Published: June 1, 2016 | Michigan, US Michigan is going to be the first state to allow the movement of self-driving cars on roads and move beyond just testing them. Although driverless cars are perhaps years away, a package of bipartisan bills includes one that would update 2013 laws allowing …

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Google opening autonomous car testing center in Michigan


Published: May 26, 2016 | Detroit, US Google has recently announced its plans to launch a self-driving technology development center in the Detroit suburb of Novi. According to the company officials, the new center in Michigan, will house engineers and others testing vehicles provided by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, with which …

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Toyota to open third research facility in Michigan, US


Dr. Gill Pratt, CEO of the Toyota Research Institute (TRI) has recently announced that Toyota will establish its third TRI facility in the United States. The new facility will be located in Ann Arbor, near the University of Michigan (U-M) campus where it will fund research in artificial intelligence, robotics …

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Michigan government aims at becoming the world’s “autonomous vehicle” capital

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Published: January 24, 2016 | Detroit, MI Michigan is the automotive capital of the world. By allowing the testing of automated, driverless cars today, we will stay at the forefront in automotive technological advances that will make driving safer and more efficient in the future. Rick Snyder, Governor, State of …

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