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UMTRI celebrating 50 years of transportation research excellence
January 8, 2015

The U-M Transportation Research Institute is celebrating a half-century of making transportation safe and carrying out research that has...

Vehicle fuel economy drops in December
January 7, 2015

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

Economic output less dependent on road transportation
December 19, 2014

For the past 10 years, motorization in the U.S. has been on the decline, due mainly to more telecommuting, greater use of public transit,...

Vehicle fuel economy unchanged in November
December 5, 2014

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

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In the News: No-helmet law brings more deaths, higher bills
November 20, 2014

A November 19 article in the Detroit Free Press cites an UMTRI study of crash and injury data related to motorcycle helmet usage following...

Vehicle fuel economy unchanged in October
November 12, 2014

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

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Educating the next generation of human factors researchers
November 10, 2014

Twenty-five students from the University of Michigan—majoring in disciplines as diverse as biomechanics, human-computer interaction, and...

Self-driving vehicles generate enthusiasm, concerns worldwide
October 31, 2014

Despite safety concerns about equipment failure, a majority of drivers on three continents have high expectations for autonomous vehicles...

Auto companies continue to exceed fuel economy standards
October 22, 2014

In the three years since a new standard for gas mileage has been in effect, automakers have surpassed it each year, improving new-vehicle...

Large drop in fuel economy in September
October 6, 2014

Gas mileage of new vehicles sold in the U.S. posted its largest drop in nearly three years, say researchers at the University of Michigan...

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