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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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But The Company Still Can't Legally Sell Cars In The State

The former Riviera Tool Company has officially reopened its doors as Tesla Michigan, after being being acquired by the electric vehicle manufacturer earlier this year.

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Michigan Researchers Find Autonomobiles Are Involved In More Frequent Crashes, Might Still Be Safer

Self-driving cars might be more accident prone than their conventional counterparts, but that's not necessarily their fault.

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If you're going to sell a Lampredi Ferrari engine for $610,000, be a dear and actually pay the taxes on it, lest you get sentenced to two years in the clink.

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Two friends in Michigan who thought they were the targets of a Halloween prank ended up saving a woman's life Tuesday night.

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Vacuum-Cleaner Maker Broadens Technology Investment, May Reach Plug-In Vehicles

Solid-state lithium-ion technology from University of Michigan spin-off is the draw.

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GM is partnering to build its largest solar array in Michigan near the Warren Transmission factory. With 2,800 panels, the site can make 1 million kilowatt-hours of electricity annually.

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Governor Rick Snyder announces a deal that will see Daimler relocate its North American headquarters from New Jersey to Michigan, while its Mercedes-Benz unit moves its HQ to Georgia.

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Ranger, And Even Bronco, Could Be Built At Michigan Assembly Plant

As part of labor negotiations with the UAW, The Detroit News reports that Ford plans to discuss building a new Ranger pickup at the Michigan Assembly Plant after 2018.

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A deputy in Michigan wasn't about to let a fellow officer off the hook when he was caught driving drunk in May.

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Michigan Remains One Of Five States To Uphold Direct Sales Ban

Tesla executives will keep lobbying in Michigan to try to pass direct-to-consumer automobile-sales legislation.

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Officials Hope Mcity's Opening Keeps Auto Jobs Entrenched

A fake city rising from the middle of a Midwestern college campus is more than a proving ground for autonomous and connected car technology expected to revolutionize American roads. It's a lynchpin in Michigan's strategy to stay economically relevant and prevent automotive technology jobs from being poached by Silicon Valley.

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Vehicles Produced By Local Motors Are Part of Ride-Sharing Research

The first time many Americans ride in a self-driving car, it probably won't be in a vehicle they own. It will be in one they hail with an app.

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Lotus has announced a new push into the North American market, with headquarters moving to Ann Arbor, an expanded dealer network, and the new Evora 400 arriving in December.

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