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The 2018-2019 NeighborHUB awardees will report regular updates on project progress throughout the year. Read their blogs below.

  • ‘Just Drive’: Son’s Death Fuels GM Executive’s Push Against Distracted Driving

    Officially, an average of nine people per day die in crashes involving distracted driving, according to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration — 3,142 nationally in the last year tallied, 71 of them in Michigan. Also according to NHTSA, the actual figures are probably much more than that. To address distracted driving the Kiefer Foundation works in three areas: attention to the problem and perils of distracted driving, public policy, and technology.

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  • How Magna Fosters an Innovative Company Culture: Q&A with Let’s Detroit Ambassador Haley Rusicka

    Today’s job seekers evaluate potential employers’ company culture more than previous generations. They are looking for companies that value innovation and whose products or services make an impact. Many companies are heeding this shift in the market and recognize that to be successful, they must create a culture that supports their employees and allows them to grow and be innovative.

    Magna International, a mobility technology company, is embracing this movement and is enhancing a culture of innovation through various initiatives, including an Employee Innovation Challenge and Innovation Awards event, which engage and recognize employees for their innovation, collaboration, and entrepreneurship.

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  • Michigan Matters: The Mobility Revolution Envelops the Region

    From electric vehicles to electric urban aircraft and drones, the conversation on CBS 62’s “Michigan Matters” revolved around the mobility revolution as Mujeeb Ijaz, Founder/CEO of Our Next Energy Inc., Trevor Pawl, Chief Mobility Officer of the State of Michigan, Brett Adcock, Co-Founder & Co-CEO of  Archer Aviation, and Glenn Stevens, Executive Director of MICHauto and Vice President of Mobility for the Detroit Regional Chamber, appear to talk about latest developments.

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  • North American International Auto Show Announces 2022 Dates

    The North American International Auto Show on Tuesday said the 2022 show will take place Sept. 14-25 in downtown Detroit.

    Rod Alberts, executive director of the Detroit Auto Dealers Association and the NAIAS, confirmed the dates during the 2022 North American Car, Truck and Utility Vehicle of the Year awards presentation. Media/tech days will take place Sept. 14-15, the Charity Preview is scheduled for Sept. 16 and public days will run Sept. 17-25.

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  • Listen: MICHauto Board Chair Lisa Lunsford on MEDC Podcast

    Lisa Lunsford, co-founder and chief executive officer of GS3 Global, and Chair of the MICHauto board, was on the Michigan Economic Development Corporation’s The Michigan Opportunity Podcast hosted by Ed Clemente. They discussed the automotive industry and Lunsford’s involvement with MICHauto and the Detroit Regional Chamber.

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