Charges Filed in Michigan Over Diesel Engine Tampering
Eleven people have been charged in Michigan in a scheme to evade air-pollution rules by tampering with software and hardware in heavy-duty diesel engines, federal authorities said April 26.
Michigan Grant to Upgrade Agricultural Route
A Michigan rural road grant of $790,000 will make it easier for truckers to carry pet treats and fresh fruit from two leading agricultural producers in Oceana County to homes across the nation.
Michigan Roads See Funding Gap of Up to $3.9 Billion as Report Floats Tax Increase
Michigan has an annual funding gap of roughly $2.1 billion to $3.9 billion when it comes to money to maintain the state’s crumbling roads and bridges — even after record federal aid and state bonding is taken into account, according to a new study of the state’s infrastructure costs.
General Motors Committing $900 Million to Plant Upgrades
FLINT, Mich. — General Motors says it will spend more than $900 million to update four factories, with the bulk going to an engine plant in Flint, Mich., to build the next-generation V8 for big pickup trucks and SUVs.
Michigan’s EV Investments Line Up State Among Largest Battery Manufacturers
Michigan is protective over its automotive legacy — so much so that it laid down $2 billion in taxpayer money to assure the state would be part of the electrification of the car industry.
Congress OKs $350M for Great Lakes Icebreaker
Congress has authorized funding for a new icebreaker for the Great Lakes, a priority that the shipping industry and Sen. Gary Peters (D-Mich.) have sought for years to fight ice dams in the lakes and surrounding waterways.
Michigan’s Gas Tax Will Increase in 2023
Michigan’s gas tax is going up 1.4 cents per gallon starting Jan. 1, thanks to an automatic adjustment written into state law.
Michigan to Test Roads With Underground Coils for EV Charging
A Detroit roadway where electric cars and trucks can recharge via a wireless device while traveling or parked is planned as part of a new venture between Michigan and Israeli company Electreon.
Ontario, Michigan Partner to Explore Transportation Technologies
Government leaders in Ontario and Michigan have partnered to advance transportation and mobility technologies in a cross-border testing setting.
Michigan Plans Dedicated Road Lanes for Autonomous Vehicles
The state of Michigan and some private partners are taking steps toward building or assigning dedicated lanes for automated vehicles on a 40-mile stretch of highway between Detroit and Ann Arbor.