Tag Archives: Detroit

April Showers Bring May … Scooters?

Scooter
As cities prepare for not only the return of every park-visitor’s favorite seasonal bird, the menace known as the Canadian Goose, cities are also bracing for the seasonal arrival of scooter sharing services like Lime, Bird, Spin and their competitors along their curbs and on street corners throughout urban cores. Unlike the Canadian Goose, which … Continue reading this entry

As Detroit Auto Show Approaches, Auto Fans Await the Big Reveals

supercars
Each year, the Detroit Auto Show includes spectacular “reveals” by automakers- new vehicles, concept cars, and new advances in technology.  This year is shaping up to include some exciting new releases for fans of the next big thing in the auto industry.… Continue reading this entry

Commuter Options Rapidly Changing: Should You Sell Your Car?

bike sharing
The way people get to work is rapidly changing in cities around the country. With many cities experiencing issues with lack of parking and increased parking prices, new ways to commute to work are providing a solution. Commuting used to involve a few options: drive, bike, if you own one, or maybe walk if your … Continue reading this entry

Why Detroit and Silicon Valley Should Combine Their Autonomous Vehicle Pursuits

Detroit
From Blade Runner to the Jetsons, autonomous vehicles have been a mainstay in movies set in the future.  With Detroit and Silicon Valley leading the charge, these depictions will soon be reality in the not too distant future.  While the Big Three in Detroit and the tech giants on the West Coast started out as … Continue reading this entry

MICHauto Annual Meeting Kicks Off Detroit Auto Show Week

The North American International Auto Show is in full swing this week in Detroit, with 40 new model introductions amid a frenzy of discussions about Mobility. Events kicked off last week with the Annual Meeting of MICHauto, an organization created by the Greater Detroit Chamber of Commerce to promote, retain and grow the automotive industry … Continue reading this entry

Just How "American-Made" is Your Car?

OSHA Turns Its Sights on Auto Suppliers
We think that we know where our car is made. Turns out, we might not be so right. The more globalized the automotive industry becomes with each passing day, the harder it is to identify an “American-Made” car. Cars.com has tried with its 2015 American-Made Index. Cars.com considers a vehicle American-Made if it has at least 75 percent … Continue reading this entry

The "Olympics of Restructuring": Kevyn Orr Named Detroit's EFM

Kevyn Orr, a University of Michigan Law School graduate and former partner at the law firm Jones Day, has been selected by Governor Rick Snyder as Detroit’s Emergency Financial Manager (EFM). As EFM, Orr will be responsible for overhauling Detroit’s finances and city services, including negotiating with creditors and unions to restructure the city’s obligations … Continue reading this entry