autonomous vehicles

  1. October 7, 2021

    Mcity supports new autonomous shuttle service in Ann Arbor

    A2GO, a free, autonomous shuttle service available to the general public, will offer an easier way to get from the Diag to South Campus or other points in Ann Arbor starting Oct. 11.

  2. January 26, 2021

    $15M continues U-M partnership with Toyota Research Institute

    Building on a successful five-year collaboration with U-M faculty, the Toyota Research Institute will renew its research partnership with U-M for an additional five years, with projects funded up to $3M per year.

  3. April 22, 2019

    ‘Induced’ driving could offset self-driving cars’ energy savings

    The benefits of self-driving cars will likely induce vehicle owners to drive more, and those extra miles could partially or completely offset the potential energy-saving benefits that automation may provide.

  4. April 10, 2019

    Automotive Research Center funded with $50M through 2024

    U-M’s Automotive Research Center has received a $50 million U.S. Army contract that will shift its focus to autonomous technologies for military ground vehicles and extend its partnership with the Army through 2024.

  5. March 26, 2019

    Mcity Driverless Shuttle back in service at NCRC; survey underway

    The Mcity Driverless Shuttle is again carrying riders after being temporarily suspended to accommodate construction projects along its North Campus Research Complex route.

  6. February 13, 2019

    Teaching self-driving cars to predict pedestrian movement

    U-M researchers are teaching self-driving cars to recognize and predict pedestrian movements with greater precision than current technologies.

  7. June 5, 2018

    Two driverless shuttles carrying passengers on North Campus

    The Mcity Driverless Shuttle, a research project at U-M, launched June 4 on North Campus.

  8. January 19, 2018

    New system could prevent motion sickness in self-driving cars

    U-M researchers have received a patent for a universal motion sickness countermeasure system that could allow those who suffer from the condition more productive in autonomous vehicles.

  9. January 8, 2018

    Mcity report considers cyber vulnerabilities of automated vehicles

    A white paper by U-M researchers working with Mcity illustrates the breadth of the cybersecurity challenges that must be overcome before autonomous and connected vehicles can be widely adopted.

  10. January 8, 2018

    U-M startup May Mobility drives toward autonomous fleet market

    U-M startup May Mobility is testing its bright green-and-white driverless shuttles on public streets in downtown Detroit, and has ambitious plans for growth.