March 1, 2023
U-M joins with state to recruit talent for EV, mobility jobs
U-M is a partner in a major state-sponsored initiative to promote careers and attract talent to the state of Michigan’s burgeoning electric vehicle and transportation mobility sector.
February 21, 2023
$15M bolsters work on connected, automated vehicles
U-M will continue to lead regional efforts aimed at transitioning the nation to connected and automated vehicles — bolstered by a new $15 million, five-year grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation.
December 5, 2022
Remembering faculty member Huei Peng
Huei Peng, Roger L. McCarthy Professor of Mechanical Engineering, died Nov. 17. Peng joined the Department of Mechanical Engineering in 1993 and served as the director of Mcity from 2016-21.
September 13, 2022
$5M to enable remote autonomous vehicle testing at Mcity
Mcity, the university’s test environment for connected and autonomous vehicles, will invest $5.1 million from the National Science Foundation to enable the facility to provide tailor-made simulation scenarios.
November 23, 2021
Mcity moving to College of Engineering, names new director
Henry Liu will become director of Mcity when the public-private research partnership joins the College of Engineering from its current home in the Office of the Vice President for Research.
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.
March 22, 2021
Mcity business administrator’s hobby is blossoming nicelyStop by Kasie Meszaros’ Brighton home, and you’ll likely depart with a bouquet of flowers fresh from her gardens. Stop by her booth at the Brighton Farmers Market too late in the day, and you’ll likely leave empty-handed. Meszaros, business administrator for Mcity, has discovered she has quite the green thumb and takes pride not…
January 25, 2021
U-M licenses Mcity’s automated-vehicle testing software
A unique new cloud-based operating system for testing connected or automated vehicles has for the first time been licensed for use beyond Mcity at U-M, where it was developed.
September 8, 2020
Mcity associate director delights co-workers with charcuterie
Greg McGuire, who has served as Mcity associate director for a year, got into charcuterie when someone suggested his “Michigan basement” was an ideal place to cure meats.
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.