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Nonprofit group still needs about $60 million for the project.

Willow Run plant, which was more recently operated by General Motors, may be redeveloped for auto testing.

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Believe it or not, the Hall of Fame has never called the Motor City its home.

The move is being prompted by Ford's plans to redesign its research-and-development campus in Dearborn.

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Lagging sales of hybrids and diesels don't help either.

Higher sales of SUVs and pickup trucks help bring fleetwide new-vehicle fuel economy down a bit in June.

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The new Fisker Karma successor, called the Karma Revero, will be similarly sleek.

The four-door extended-range plug-in Karma Revero, an updated version of the old Fisker Karma, will likely cost more than $100,000.

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Automaker Karma gets some help from the state of Michigan for offices near Detroit.

Karma, the successor to Fisker Automotive, is planning offices in Troy, Michigan.

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Faraday Future wants to conduct tests in the backyard of the Big 3.

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Autonomous minivan development will take place in Detroit suburbs.

Google is establishing a self-driving technology development center in Novi, Michigan.

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Email trail shows years of delay by the state.

As Tesla continues its quest to sell its vehicles in Michigan, the state is taking its sweet, sweet time responding and asking for more information.

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But proposed law doesn't discern between criminals, gearheads or researchers.

Car hackers may not want to mess with vehicles in and around the Motor City. A pair of Michigan lawmakers introduced legislation Thursday that would punish anyone who infiltrates a vehicle's electronic systems with penalties as harsh as life imprisonment.

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30,000 employees will get new workspaces designed to bring them into the 21st century.

Construction will begin later this month on a massive redesign of Ford's corporate campus in Dearborn, Michigan, a project that's expected to take more than a decade to complete.

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Got a bike rack or trailer hitch? One court says that's reasonable grounds for a traffic stop.

Most states have laws that require car owners to ensure their license plates remain visible and clear of obstructions. In practicality, that can be cumbersome. Trailers, trailer hitches, bike racks and other ordinary vehicle equipment can often restrict that view.

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A report from the Department of Homeland Security has outlined the economic disaster that could come from a closure of the Soo Locks in northern Michigan.

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The state is proposing using the Willow Run site, formerly home to a WWII bomber plant and a GM transmission facility, as a federally-funded test track.

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Elon Musk Has Given $250k To Republican Groups In Past 12 Years

Tesla Motors aligns with conservative political groups in Michigan to try to sway state to allow for direct-to-consumer sales.

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Michigan Officials Envision 335-Acre Autonomous And Connected Car Testing Facility On Former GM Site

A national connected and autonomous vehicle testing facility is planned at the abandoned Willow Run powertrain factory. An independent trust has been tasked with cleaning the polluted old GM grounds. The 335-acre facility would be the largest of its kind.

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What Does The EV Automaker Want With A 'Class A' License?

Tesla Motors has requested a 'Class A' dealership license in Michigan, a state where it is not allowed to sell its EVs directly to customers.

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University Of Michigan Study Finds Declines Across All Ages

A rising percentage of Americans are skipping the time-honored tradition of obtaining and holding a driver's license. Researchers from the University of Michigan found a decrease in the proportion of US citizens who hold licenses between 2011 and 2014.

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A price war in Michigan recorded gas prices as low as 47 cents a gallon on Sunday. That said, fuel prices have since returned to more normal levels.

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FCA Transport, the fleet of semis FCA US uses to deliver parts, has switched from diesel to CNG. The move reduces CO2 emissions by 16,000 tons per year.

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Tesla is lobbying Michigan's legislators to repeal the state's law against direct sales, but so far the efforts have not been successful.

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Company Values Repeatability Of Tests At University Of Michigan Facility

A self-driving car now inhabits a fake city. Ford announced Friday it has become the first automaker to test an autonomous vehicle on the roads of Mcity.

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