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Bill Introduced to Create Automated Vehicle Roadway Technology

Oct 29, 2021

Senator Ken Horn (R-Frankenmuth) introduced legislation this week allowing the Department of Transportation and the Office of Future Mobility to work with the private sector to create and put into use automated vehicles roadway technology. The legislation follows recommendations included in the Council of Future Mobility and Electrification report and builds on previous efforts to […]

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Governor Announces Wireless Charging Initiative

Sep 24, 2021

Michigan would be the first in the nation to develop wireless charging infrastructure on a public road under an initiative announced by Governor Gretchen Whitmer this week. The development of a wireless dynamic charging roadway is a step towards addressing range anxiety and hopes to accelerate the transition to all-electric transit fleets in Michigan. The […]

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Michigan Partnering with Canada to Spur Border Technology

Sep 10, 2021

A new partnership was announced aimed at advancing automotive and mobility technologies, while helping people and goods move safer and more efficiently across the border by land, air, and water. This will be a multi-year effort between the Michigan Department of Transportation, the Michigan Office of Future Mobility and Electrification, Ontario’s Autonomous Vehicle Innovation Network, […]

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New Electric Vehicle Charger Stations Announced

Aug 07, 2020

The Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) announced $1.7 million in grants have been awarded to partially fund 36 EV charger stations throughout the state. The EGLE Charge Up Michigan Program allows public or private entities to apply for EGLE grants of up to $70,000 per charger station. The funding is to be […]

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Statewide Electric Vehicle Charging Network Proposed

Jun 28, 2019

Under a bipartisan package, Michigan would become the first in the nation to establish a statewide charging network for electric vehicles.  Legislators in both chambers, and on both sides of the aisle, came together on the package to help support the growth of electric vehicles in Michigan. The package would: Create the Electric Vehicle Council […]

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No-Fault Reforms Become Law

May 31, 2019

Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed legislation making major reforms to Michigan’s auto no-fault insurance system. The plan provides guaranteed rate reduction for eight years, allows drivers a choice in how much Personal Injury Protection they choose to purchase, bans the use of non-driving factors in setting rates, and sets a fee schedule for hospitals and providers […]

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Governor Announces Mobility Challenge

May 31, 2019

Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced a new initiative to advance smart infrastructure initiatives and put the future of automotive technology on display during the 2020 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit. The NAIAS 2020 Michigan Mobility Challenge calls upon industry innovators to propose dynamic technology deployments that embody how automated and connected vehicle technology […]

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E Pluribus Unum Nets Auto No-Fault Reform

May 29, 2019

The phrase “E Pluribus Unum” meaning out of many, one – appears on our currency, just look at the ribbon in the eagle’s beak. It also appears in the various seals of our federal officials (President and Vice President) and bodies of the government (Congress, US House & Senate, and Supreme Court). The origin of […]

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