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Flannagan receives NHTSA Public Service Award
April 26, 2017

Carol Flannagan, UMTRI Research Associate Professor and Director, Center for the Management of Information for Safe and Sustainable...

Students design a lift-assist device for wheelchair users
April 26, 2017

Transferring into a vehicle seat can be challenging for people who use wheelchairs. A group of mechanical engineering seniors is working...

Vehicle ownership on the rise again
February 15, 2017

While the rate of ownership of cars and light trucks has steadily declined since its peak a decade ago...

Hack my car? Most believe it can happen
February 7, 2017

Most Americans have some concerns that self-driving cars can be hacked to cause crashes, disable the vehicle in some way or even be used...

White-hat hackers called to test automotive cybersecurity
January 18, 2017

BROOKLYN, New York, January 18, 2017 – A consortium of researchers today announced the development of a universal, free, and open-source...

Vehicle fuel economy in the U.S. down last month
January 11, 2017

Gas mileage of new vehicles sold in the U.S. dipped slightly in December, say researchers at the University of Michigan Transportation...

Midwest USDOT Center for Connected and Automated Transportation established
December 14, 2016

Moving society to next-generation transportation systems will take more than technology, and a new $2....

Study: Double-digit rise in head injuries after Michigan helmet law repeal
November 21, 2016

Fewer motorcycle riders who are involved in crashes across the state of Michigan are wearing a helmet, and the state’s trauma centers have...

Exploring in-vehicle user interfaces at AutomotiveUI
November 21, 2016

The eighth International Conference on Automotive User Interfaces and Interactive Vehicular Applications—also known as...

New York Times: As evening commute gets darker, it also gets more dangerous
November 3, 2016

The end of daylight saving time will create a more dangerous evening commute as people find it harder to see on the streets, New York City...

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