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Autonomous shuttles on college campus | Autoblog Minute

Autonomous shuttles are college bound at the university of Michigan this fall.

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Michigan's unprecedented sixth-straight solar race win happened in the rain

U of M was the only team to finish American Solar Challenge because of the lack of sun.

Experience counts.

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Ford, DOE help fund new $8M EV battery lab at University of Michigan

Everything's coming up batteries. Over in Ann Arbor, MI, the University of Michigan is announcing a new lab to test out new battery chemistries and concepts, all with an eye towards building better electric cars. The basic idea is to see if these "experimental battery chemistries" will work on a small scale before automakers and suppliers build a whole bunch of them. The lab is scheduled to open next fall and will be available to "Sebastian Blanco

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Translogic chases the sun with Michigan's solar car team

No, that is not the world's most awesome Michigan Wolverines beer pong table. It's a million-dollar race car that's powered by the sun, and in the most recent episode of Translogic, our sister site visits the University of Michigan Solar Car Team to learn all about it.

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Translogic chases the sun with Michigan's solar car team

No, that is not the world's most awesome Michigan Wolverines beer pong table. It's a million-dollar race car that's powered by the sun, and in the most recent epsiode of Translogic, our sister site visits the University of Michigan Solar Car Team to learn all about it.

Living On Electric Avenue Diary: Day Two

Driving an electric vehicle elicits a lot of opinions from people -- not unlike discussing politics or religion. On my second day with the Think City I attended a press conference and my weeklong project spurred a discussion with an auto analyst and fellow reporter about the money the U.S. has s

Not giving up: GM and University of Michigan training alternative powertrain engineers

It is true, as we wrote earlier today, that GM is cutting back on production launches and bringing new technologies to market, but not all is dead and gone at the Ren Cen or, for that matter, over in Ann Arbor, the home of the University of Michigan. 50 GM engineers will start taking U of M classes in January to learn more about electric drive technology.