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Back in 2014, JPMorgan Chase made headlines with what it claimed was a $100 million investment in Detroit. Today, the evidence suggests the banking giant’s bet on the Motor City was a positive one.
Ford will soon use captured carbon dioxide to make foam and plastic for its vehicles as the automaker seeks to cut costs while making its cars more sustainable.
This quest to redefine urbanization, and to build and redesign 'smart cities,' may already be over. It is clear megacities -- 40 or so giant urban centers -- will run the world within a decade. But can they be sustained?
Evidence has long correlated income and life expectancy. But new research suggests that simply living in an area with access to quality health care, food and housing can help boost length of life for even the poorest citizens.
Last fall, Ford Motor Co. revealed it was a financial contributor to ALEC. Following backlash, this week it became the latest company to cut ties with the lobbying group.
This week’s agreement between GM and Lyft is an important milestone as we witness the definition of car ownership rapidly evolve.
Google and Ford are close to creating a joint venture to develop and manufacture cars that will use Google’s driverless technology.
This week, the Obama administration announced a smart cities initiative that promises $160 million to help cities find new solutions to timeless problems.
Michigan Good Food Fund is determined to boost Michigan’s farming sector and increase food access from the Upper Peninsula to Detroit in the southeast.
#YesWeCode, led by Van Jones, advocates for STEM inclusion and wider access to computer science education for minority students across the country.
Yesterday Ford Motor Co. announced fabric made out of recycled bottles will be used in its F-150 line of trucks.
Little about GM's Technical Center in Warren, MI has changed, but this icon of modernist architecture has started a slow green building upgrade.