Mobility Transformation Center

  1. December 12, 2016

    Driverless electric shuttle introduced at Mcity

    A fully autonomous, 15-passenger electric shuttle manufactured by French firm NAVYA will support research and provide self-guided tours of U-M’s Mcity.

  2. November 16, 2016

    Open-access automated cars to advance driverless research

    New U-M research vehicles will be open testbeds for academic and industry researchers to rapidly test self-driving and connected vehicle technologies at a world-class proving ground.

  3. August 23, 2016

    Driverless vehicle startups moving into TechLab incubator

    Three high-potential companies from the West Coast will join TechLab at U-M’s Mcity this fall, moving resources to develop their driverless vehicle technologies in Ann Arbor.

  4. August 11, 2016

    Toyota Research Institute partners with U-M on artificial intelligence

    Research focused on artificial intelligence, robotics and autonomous driving at U-M will be aided by an initial $22 million commitment from the Toyota Research Institute.

  5. April 7, 2016

    University collaborates with Toyota on autonomous vehicle hub

    U-M will collaborate with Toyota in the automaker’s plan to establish a major autonomous vehicle research base in Ann Arbor.

  6. March 21, 2016

    American Center for Mobility forms board of directors, names CEO

    John M. Maddox, who has been serving as assistant director of the Mobility Transformation Center, has been named chief executive officer of the new American Center for Mobility.

  7. February 25, 2016

    CFE, Mcity collaborate to spur transportation innovation

    The Center for Entrepreneurship in partnership with the Mobility Transformation Center is launching TechLab at Mcity, a collaborative effort to promote connected- and driverless-vehicle innovation.

  8. January 8, 2016

    U-M names director, deputy director of Mobility Transformation Center

    Huei Peng, professor of mechanical engineering, has been named director of U-M’s Mobility Transformation Center, and Carrie Morton has been appointed deputy director.

  9. November 18, 2015

    U-M, two national labs to study energy savings in connected vehicles

    The university will share a 2.7 million federal grant with two national laboratories to study whether connected and automated vehicles could help people drive more efficiently.

  10. October 9, 2015

    White House honors James Sayer for innovation in transportation

    U-M transportation researcher James Sayer will be honored at the White House for his leadership in advancing connected and automated transportation.