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UMTRI Press Releases

Contact Francine Romine, UMTRI's director of communications and marketing, for all media inquiries. Ms. Romine may be reached by phone at 734-763-4668 or e-mail

New Website Launched
October 26, 2013

We hope you like our new website!

U-M announces plans for automated vehicle test environment
October 18, 2013

The University of Michigan Board of Regents today approved plans to proceed with the design of a unique environment for testing connected and automated vehicles...

The Seated Soldier Study: New Data and Tools for Soldier-Centered Design of Vehicles
June 6, 2013

Research professor Matthew Reed and colleagues at the U-M Transportation Research Institute and U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC) aim to make seating in military vehicles safer, more effective and more comfortable for soldiers.

"The Seated...