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DETROIT - After hundreds of hours of test drives, research and evaluation by independent jurors, the Genesis G70, Hyundai Kona/Kona EV and Ram 1500 were revealed as the winners of the 2019 North American Car, Utility and Truck of the Year awards presented Monday at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The winners were chosen
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LANSING - Michigan officials will have some more money to work with through the remainder of the 2018-19 fiscal year and for the upcoming 2019-20 fiscal year, but not much more, the state's Revenue Estimating Conference decided on Friday. But that additional revenue growth will be the product of slowing overall economic growth in both
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LANSING - Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has asked the state to adopt policies to increase the contracts the state awards to "geographically disadvantaged businesses" so as to expand business opportunities in "low-income communities and underutilized business areas." In her eighth executive directive issued since she's taken office, Whitmer said she wants the Michigan Department of Technology,
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DETROIT - How would your company like to participate in an Internet of Things event this spring that will focus on Michigan technologies and also benefit the Michigan Science Center? Well you can. It’s called IoT Tech Connect and it will be held at the Michigan Science Center on Monday April 29. Fifteen percent of
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ROYAL OAK - Michelle Krebs a senior analyst with Autotrader joins M2 TechCast to talk about the outlook for 2019 North American auto and light truck sales - down somewhat from 2018. She also outlines some of the major issues that could impact sales, including tariffs, labor talks and more. Plus what vehicles will be
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NOVI – Cooper Standard will build a new world headquarters in Northville, a short distance from Cooper Standard’s current world headquarters in Novi and in close proximity to its Global Technology Center in Livonia. The project is expected to be completed in early 2020. Cooper Standard has grown in size and scope in recent years,
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DETROIT - The 2019 North American International Auto Show in Detroit this week will certainly be one for the books. While this year's show will be smaller than previous years in terms of automaker presence, those who are coming are certainly bringing the heat. From things like the 2020 Explorer SUV, to electrified concepts, to the
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DETROIT— More than 80 percent of Michigan’s largest companies forecast their employment and investment in Michigan will stay the same or increase in the next 6 to 12 months. Their positive outlook notwithstanding, 90 percent of these same leaders believe the state and U.S. economies will stay the same or worsen during that time.
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DETROIT - AutoMobili-D will be the backdrop for four days of mobility conversation and mobility-themed content coming from the Cobo Center Atrium and PlanetM Stages, Jan. 14-17. Media and industry attendees will hear top thought leaders share insights on mobility manufacturing, connectivity, cybersecurity, keeping up with the demand for mobility talent, urbanization through autonomy and
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PHILADELPHIA – Comcast has launched nationally Xfinity xFi Advanced Security, an artificial-intelligence-powered service that monitors, blocks and informs customers of online threats to connected devices, and is said to provide seamless digital protection for those devices when connected to their home network. By 2022, Cisco estimates that there will be more than 13 connected devices
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