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Students From The Great Lakes Region Head To Make The Future Festival This Week To See Innovation In Action

Tweet DETROIT  — Approximately 12,000 students from more than 80 schools in the greater Detroit area will head to Detroit’s Cobo Center later this week to explore the future of energy during a STEM-focused school tour to Make the Future Detroit, featuring Shell Eco-marathon Americas. The festival, which is free of charge and will take place April 27 – 30, 2017, will celebrate bright energy ideas that will inspire current and future energy solutions, offering free virtual reality experiences and hands-on science experiments for an expected crowd of more than 20,000Read More


PHOTOS: 2017 SAE World Congress Experience (WCX17) — Part Three

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo was LIVE at Cobo Center for the 2017 SAE World Congress Experience (WCX17). At WCX™17: SAE World Congress Experience practical meets potential. The premier talent in the automotive and mobility industry converge to address current challenges, discover new avenues of exploration, and explore the promise of the future of transportation engineering in an interactive experience. Attendees and exhibitors have access to numerous interactive events, including: Facebook Live at WCX, The Learning Lab, The Experience Lounge and The Exchange: Tech Hub and Leadership Summit. For more information aboutRead More


PHOTOS: 2017 SAE World Congress Experience (WCX17) @ Cobo Center — Part Two

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo was LIVE at Cobo Center for the 2017 SAE World Congress Experience (WCX17). At WCX™17: SAE World Congress Experience practical meets potential. The premier talent in the automotive and mobility industry converge to address current challenges, discover new avenues of exploration, and explore the promise of the future of transportation engineering in an interactive experience. Attendees and exhibitors have access to numerous interactive events, including: Facebook Live at WCX, The Learning Lab, The Experience Lounge and The Exchange: Tech Hub and Leadership Summit. For more information aboutRead More


Ford promises to roll out self-driving ride sharing service by 2021

TweetDETROIT — Autonomous vehicles made up most of the discussion at the 2017 SAE World Congress Experience (WCX17) inside Detroit’s Cobo Center. Industry experts and thought leaders gave attendees an update on the progress of these futuristic cars. Ford Motor Co. is testing self-driving vehicles in Michigan, Arizona and in California. A special edition Ford Fusion was shown on the WCX17 exhibit floor with dozens of LiDAR sensors, cameras and radars. The automaker announced that it will begin an autonomous ride sharing service in the year 2021. “We’ve put realRead More


PHOTOS: 2017 SAE World Congress Experience (WCX17) @ Cobo Center

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo was LIVE at Cobo Center for the 2017 SAE World Congress Experience (WCX17). At WCX™17: SAE World Congress Experience practical meets potential. The premier talent in the automotive and mobility industry converge to address current challenges, discover new avenues of exploration, and explore the promise of the future of transportation engineering in an interactive experience. Attendees and exhibitors have access to numerous interactive events, including: Facebook Live at WCX, The Learning Lab, The Experience Lounge and The Exchange: Tech Hub and Leadership Summit. For more information aboutRead More


WATCH: Autonomous vehicles discussed at 2017 SAE World Congress Experience (WCX17)

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo reports from Cobo Center for the 2017 SAE World Congress Experience (WCX17). Much of the discussion dealt with autonomous vehicles–ones that can drive themselves. In this video, watch for interviews with Ford’s Ken Washington, Hewlett-Packard’s Nigel Upton and Jeffery Sankey from the Transportation Research Center. You’ll also hear a snippet from Pete Tseronis’ speech titled “Self-Driving Cars: The Result of Secure Transformative Innovation.”  


WCX17: SAE World Congress Experience Brings Latest Innovations in Mobility to Detroit, April 4-6

TweetWARRENDALE, Pa. — WCX17: SAE World Congress Experience—SAE International’s completely transformed, signature event taking place April 4-6, 2017 at the Cobo Center in Detroit—will, for three days, serve as a global nexus for mobility industry leaders, inventors and disruptors from Detroit to Silicon Valley and everywhere in-between. WCX promises a full-spectrum, full-sensory interactive experience, uniting the mobility industry’s best talent from innovation hubs around the world for active learning, high-powered collaboration and technological discovery. As car ownership and customer expectations continue to change, topics including: autonomy, electrification, connectivity, disruptive propulsionRead More


PHOTOS: 2017 Meguiar’s Detroit Autorama @ Cobo Center — Part Two

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo and Garrett Godwin were LIVE at Cobo Center for the 65th annual Meguiar’s Detroit Autorama. See all of the coolest hot rods and customs including competition for the coveted Ridler Award! You’ll see the Batmobile car, the General Lee car and the Trans Am from “Smokey and the Bandit.” It is called “America’s Greatest Hot Rod Show” with more than 800 custom cars, trucks and motorcycles. For more information about the Meguiar’s Detroit Autorama, visit autorama.com/attend/detroit


Attendees give Detroit Autorama a giant thumbs up

TweetDETROIT — They call it America’s Greatest Hot Rod Show and for good reason. The 65th annual Meguiar’s Detroit Autorama wrapped up on Sunday afternoon inside Detroit’s Cobo Center. This year’s Autorama kicked off with a bang! Raymond Kohn of the Northeast Ohio Dukes performed a stunt with his General Lee car on Atwater Street. He went up a 15-foot high ramp and went flying through the air just like how the stars did on the popular TV series “The Dukes of Hazzard.” “I love it, it’s been a reallyRead More


WATCH: Highlights of the 65th annual Meguiar’s Detroit Autorama at Cobo Center

TweetAmericaJR’s Garrett Godwin and Jason Rzucidlo report from Cobo Center for the 65th annual Meguiar’s Detroit Autorama. In this video, watch for highlights and interviews of the annual event. See all of the coolest hot rods and customs including competition for the coveted Ridler Award! Autorama is called “America’s Greatest Hot Rod Show” with more than 800 custom cars, trucks and motorcycles.   Reporting by Garrett Godwin & Jason Rzucidlo