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Sweatman prepares for transition to MTC; Flannagan to serve as UMTRI interim director
August 4, 2015

U-M Interim Vice President for Research S. Jack Hu announced today that Dr....

Robot, you can drive my car: Majority prefer driverless technology
July 22, 2015

While only a small percentage of drivers say they would be completely comfortable in a driverless car, a sizable amount would have no...

Ceremony marks official opening of Mcity
July 20, 2015

A formal ceremony and ribbon cutting were held July 20 to mark the official opening of U-M's Mcity--a 32-acre simulated urban and suburban...

Applications for MobiPrize due by August 30
July 16, 2015

U-M SMART's MobiPrize is back, honoring new-mobility enterprises and innovators that are making the world a better place through...

Vehicle fuel economy down, emissions up
July 7, 2015

Gas mileage of new vehicles sold in the U.S. slipped last month, according to researchers at the University of Michigan Transportation...

In the news: Who really should be in control of autonomous cars?
June 30, 2015

Cars are getting smarter and more autonomous, but they still need the driver to take over when things get tricky and unpredictable. But...

In the news: Green offers summer road trip advice
June 24, 2015

Ask the Experts
You can enjoy a summer road trip without breaking the bank or compromising your safety. For advice on...

Most Americans want better fuel economy, however it's achieved
June 18, 2015

While nearly all American drivers are at least somewhat concerned about fuel economy, a majority don't care how a vehicle saves fuel—just...

New rating system developed for LATCH hardware in vehicles
June 18, 2015

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has launched a new rating system for LATCH usability. The new rating system for LATCH...

Reed receives U.S. government award at ESV 2015
June 9, 2015

Research professor Matthew Reed, head of the UMTRI...