Mobility Transformation Center
December 12, 2016
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.
November 16, 2016
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.
August 23, 2016
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.
August 11, 2016
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.
April 7, 2016
U-M will collaborate with Toyota in the automaker’s plan to establish a major autonomous vehicle research base in Ann Arbor.
March 21, 2016
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.
February 25, 2016
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.
January 8, 2016
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.
November 18, 2015
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.
October 9, 2015
U-M transportation researcher James Sayer will be honored at the White House for his leadership in advancing connected and automated transportation.