Frank DuBois developed auto index and said, “What I’m trying to do is provide more information to consumers. After a house, a car is the largest purchase decision you’re going to make. If you believe country of origin is a critical part of the decision, this index provides you more information than what you’ll see on a sticker at a dealership.”
This July, Michigan Technological University’s Summer Youth Programs (SYP) will host 24 exceptional middle school students from five Midwestern states. Ten of them have won a new, competitive scholarship called Junior Women in Engineering, funded by $10,000 from the Ford Motor Company.
The weeklong program will take place on the Michigan Tech campus in Houghton, Michigan, July 24 to 30, 2016.
The program is an exploration of the various types of engineering, showcasing future career paths.
Buyers walking into a Cadillac dealer in the near future could find an interesting thing on the car lot: nothing.
In a somewhat unprecedented way of moving metal, Cadillac President Johan de Nysschen will this month begin looking for commitments from some store owners willing to set up showrooms where buyers can get a car serviced or learn about products via virtual reality headsets without getting behind the wheel.
Ford President and CEO Mark Fields may have one of the most challenging jobs of any executive here at Code Conference: transition a 113 year old auto-maker into a product and mobility services business. All this must happen without alienating current consumers, damaging the existing brand and negotiating with regulators.
The cars of our future will have advanced autonomous features, and hardware and software designed to deliver all kinds of content where and how consumers want it, said Fields.
General Motors is operating full steam ahead when it comes to integrating lightweight materials and innovative manufacturing techniques into its new passenger cars and trucks. That was the takeaway after Kelley Blue Book‘s recent visit to the iconic GM Design Dome at its Warren Tech Center outside Detroit, Michigan.
Alphabet Inc.’s Google has begun work with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV on self-driving technology for testing in Pacifica minivans, and will open an engineering and development center in a Detroit suburb, Google’s autonomous vehicle chief said Wednesday.
General Motors will add production of its Chevrolet Silverado 1500 crew cab at the Flint Assembly plant beginning in 2017. The light duty truck is currently produced in Mexico. Flint Assembly also produces the heavy-duty Silverado and GMC Sierra pickup trucks.