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Vehicle fuel economy rose in May
June 4, 2015

Gas mileage of new vehicles sold in the U.S. was up last month—its highest mark since last August, according to researchers at the...

Detroit Free Press: U-M to open hub for testing self-driving cars
June 1, 2015

A 32-acre patch on the University of Michigan's North Campus is about to become a crucial hub in Michigan's race to develop self-driving...

Getting to work: Cities with the longest commutes
May 27, 2015

A New York minute may be an instant, but for workers in the Big Apple, their commute is anything but.

A new study by UMTRI's...

Women drivers closing the mileage gap
May 11, 2015

While men still drive more miles annually, women are slowly catching up, says a University of Michigan researcher.

Over the past 50...

Vehicle fuel economy down in April
May 4, 2015

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

Automated vehicles: Monitoring the people inside
April 22, 2015

Enhancements to UMTRI driving simulator allow researchers to study human behavior in the context of automated driving...

UMTRI researchers participate in Michigan Traffic Safety Summit
April 15, 2015

UMTRI staff from several research groups participated in the 20th annual Michigan Traffic Safety Summit, held in East Lansing on March 24...

Motion sickness in autonomous cars: Don't read and ride
April 9, 2015

Self-driving vehicles should make roads safer, save energy and improve mobility, but they also might make some people sick, say University...

Vehicle fuel economy up slightly in March
April 6, 2015

Gas mileage of new vehicles sold in the U.S. ticked upward last month, according to UMTRI researchers.

The change likely reflects...

Thinking of drinking and driving? What if your car won't let you?
March 24, 2015

Researchers look at the societal payoff associated with installing alcohol ignition interlock devices in all new cars as a primary...