Business, Technology, Autonomous, TCA

Detroit at Center of Autonomous Tech Universe, Navigant Report Shows

Waymo A Waymo, customized Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid, used for Google's autonomous vehicle program near the company's headquarters in Mountain View, Calif. (Getty Images)

A new study by Navigant Research rates three companies as leaders in the race to develop and make money on self-driving, autonomous cars and trucks.

Mark Phelan | Detroit Free Press
March 14, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment

DTNA Marks Heavy-Duty Engine Platform Milestone

Daimler Trucks North America is marking the production of its 1 millionth heavy-duty engine platform engine. It is a shared milestone between Detroit’s Redford, Mich.-based manufacturing facility and Daimler AG’s Mercedes-Benz plant in Mannheim, Germany.

Transport Topics
June 19, 2018

Detroit Extends Fault Code Coverage to Safety Systems

Detroit Diesel

Powertrain manufacturer Detroit, a unit of Detroit Diesel Corp., said it extended the number of fault codes monitored by its integrated remote diagnostic system, Connect Virtual Technician, to include those generated by its suite of safety systems, Detroit Assurance.

Transport Topics
November 16, 2016

Detroit Diesel to Pay $28.5 Million Over Clean Air Act Violations

Detroit Diesel Corp.

Detroit Diesel Corp. will pay $28.5 million in fines and pollution-reduction projects to resolve violations of the federal Clean Air Act, the U.S. Justice Department and the Environmental Protection Agency announced Oct. 6.

Keith Matheny | Detroit Free Press
October 6, 2016

Detroit Marks Milestone for Virtual Technician

Daimler Trucks North America subsidiary Detroit recently marked the 200,000th installation of its Virtual Technician remote diagnostic system.

Transport Topics
June 21, 2016
Special Coverage, Business, Equipment

Detroit Radiator Introduces Powercool

Detroit Radiator Corp. will introduce its Powercool radiator this week at the Mid-America Trucking Show.

Transport Topics
March 23, 2015

Detroit-Windsor Bridge Issue on Michigan’s November Ballot

Michigan’s Board of State Canvassers has certified a November ballot measure that, if approved, would require a statewide affirmative vote before a new bridge can be built between Detroit and Windsor, Ontario.

Michele Fuetsch | Staff Reporter
September 11, 2012

Second Bridge Linking Detroit, Ontario Key to Michigan Economy, Gov. Says

Rick Snyder, Michigan’s new governor, is forcefully pushing to accomplish what his predecessors failed to do — building a second bridge between Detroit and Windsor, Ontario, the busiest freight crossing in the United States.

February 7, 2011

Michigan Senate Kills Legislation Enabling New Detroit Bridge

A bill that would have enabled construction of a new, publicly owned bridge between Detroit and Windsor, Ontario, has died in the Michigan legislature.

December 13, 2010

Michigan State Senator Will Call for Vote on New Crossing Between Detroit, Ontario

A Michigan state senator said he will call for a vote before the legislative session ends in December on whether the state should move ahead with plans to build a new, publicly owned toll bridge between Detroit and Windsor, Ontario.

November 22, 2010