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Automated vehicle on a track

Open-access automated cars to advance driverless research

New 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.|Short Read
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A new kind of on-demand transit system could come to U-M

A new transportation system could come to the University of Michigan's North Campus as soon as the summer of 2017, getting riders to their destinations in half the time of the existing bus system at a lower cost.|Short Read
The investment MOU was signed in Shenzhen, China.

$27M investment to globalize driverless vehicle research

A $27 million investment from a Chinese firm will strengthen the efforts of U-M along with industry and government partners, to advance autonomous, connected vehicles and robotic technologies.|Medium Read
SE Elevation of the Ford Motor Company Robotics Building.

Robotics building design approved, including space for Ford

Robotic technologies for air, sea and roads, for factories, hospitals and homes will have tailored lab space in Michigan Engineering’s robotics laboratory.|Medium Read

Saving lives by letting cars talk to each other

Huei Peng, ME professor, discusses the future of safety in autonomous vehicles. |Medium Read

Dimitra Panagou expands Michigan’s space technology research

AERO Assistant Professor Dimitra Panagou is expanding Michigan’s investigations into space technologies by developing algorithms to facilitate astronaut-robot collaborations.|Medium Read
An aerial view of MCity in Ann Arbor

Driverless vehicle startups move into U-M incubator

Three high-potential companies from the West Coast will join the experiential learning incubator TechLab at Mcity, moving resources to develop their driverless vehicle technologies in Ann Arbor.|Medium Read
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Toyota Research Institute partners with U-M to accelerate artificial intelligence research

$22 million investment to begin research collaborations focused on autonomous vehicles and advanced robotics projects.|Medium Read

An award winning radar system for collision avoidance and imaging

Armin’s research is focused on the development of a sub-millimeter-wave radar system for the next generation of navigation and imaging sensors.|Short Read
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Driverless cars could be key to national security

Fleets of shared, short-range, electric, autonomous vehicles could entice Americans into making more energy-efficient travel choices--and that could make the US more secure by reducing its dependence on oil.|Short Read
Researcher gives tour of MCity

Driverless cars top agenda for national engineering leaders

With a focus on driverless and connected vehicles, the National Academy of Engineering held a regional meeting at Michigan Engineering in May. NAE members comprise the nation’s most influential engineers.|Short Read

Shedding light on new FAA regulations

Ella Atkins, Associate Professor of Aerospace Engineering, explains the new restrictions on unmanned aircraft at universities and how these policies are preventing student and faculty research.|Long Read