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  • Wallops rocket to release artificial cloud Tues.

     
    Sky watchers in the mid-Atlantic region may get a look at an odd artificial cloud Tuesday night after it's released from the fourth stage of a rocket set for launch from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility on the Eastern Shore.The cloud of......
  • Ford Asks Students to Bring Social Media to Sync

     
    When it comes to figuring out what???s next for in-car technology, Ford is turning to an outside group: University of Michigan students. The project, American Journey 2.0, will give students unlimited access to a developmental operating system where...
  • USAID's new leader: 10 months in

     
    by Mark Silva Months ago, when Secretary of State Hillary Clinton made her rounds of the State Department to voice her commitment to new diplomacy, she also stopped at the U.S. Agency for International Development to voice her commitment to......
  • Study: Older People More Likely to Shop for New Cars

     
    Even as baby boomers age, they continue to buy cars. That generation is now 49 to 67, but a new study by the University of Michigan's Transportation Research Institute finds a large chunk of them are still active car shoppers.......
  • Fuel Economy Falls Along With Gas Prices

     
    Following months of steady gains, the average fuel economy for 2013 light-duty vehicles sold in the U.S. dipped in September. Researchers at the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute ??? who calculate average sales-weighted fuel economy...
  • Honda's U.S. factory: 'Canary in coal mine' to dam-breaker

     
    By James R. Healey USA TODAY When Japan's Honda Motor announced in 1980 its then-radical decision to build cars in the U.S., the auto business collectively said, "What?" Volkswagen, alone among foreign car companies, was trying limited U.S. production,...
  • Ford Opens Innovation to Public

     
    Gone are the days when you could count on one company having all the good ideas, or so says Ford as it opens its doors ??? or at least its website ??? to consumer ideas about car features. Under its......
  • Obama inspecting oil-spill: Gulf crisis

     
    by Mark Silva and updated again at 5 pm EDT Have we mentioned lately that timing, in politics, is everything? The White House says today that President Barack Obama will visit the Gulf of Mexico Sunday morning to inspect the......
  • Daily News Briefs: July 10, 2012

     
    Chrysler will launch the ad campaign for the 2013 Dodge Dart at tonight's Major League Baseball All-Star Game, Automotive News reports. Dubbed "How to Change Cars Forever," the commercial paints a fast-paced montage of how to develop a car sans......
  • Daily News Briefs: July 24, 2012

     
    How is the EPA gas mileage on that new car's window sticker determined? It's a complex system, and federal regulators verify just 15% of the ratings, the Detroit Free Press reports. At its Michigan laboratories, the EPA checks between 150......
  • Obama's econo-forecast: Sunnier skies

     
    by Michael Muskal Facing environmental problems in the Gulf of Mexico, a still-fragile economic recovery and another attempted terrorist attack on New York City, President Barack Obama today closed a speech to the Business Council with a burst of...
  • Kalamazoo and Obama too: 2010

     
    by Mark Silva The competition for a high school to play host to President Barack Obama's secondary commencement address this year has gone to Kalamazoo Central High School. Is Michigan looking like a battleground state? The Michigan school competed with.....