Michigan drivers are among the top ten most likely drivers in the United States to have a deer collision that requires an insurance claim to be filed, according to a new report from State Farm. Continue reading →
Michigan is edging closer to clearing the roads for driverless cars.
A state senate committee OKed a package of bills that loosens existing rules for autonomous vehicles.
Pamela Fletcher is with General Motors. She testified in support of the changes at the committee hearing in Saginaw.
“We think it really is ground breaking in terms of modeling…and Michigan leading…and modeling what other states can do to bring this kind of development and this kind of deployment very quickly into the state.”
One state official says Michigan is in a “wrestling match” with other states … especially California … over which will be the future home of the “mobility Industry.”
The driverless car bills may be on the legislative fast track this fall.
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is boosting his presence in Michigan. Michigan’s campaign for Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is expanding from one to seven senior staffers. Continue reading →
Opioid tracking in Michigan is getting an overhaul in the future. A state task force has been working on using millions of dollars to put a dent in Michigan’s opioid drug problem. A big portion of the money and resources will go toward a new opioid tracking system. Continue reading →
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump made a pitch for the support of factory workers and African American voters today (Fri.). That was at a campaign stop at the Lansing suburb of Dimondale (DYE’-mun-dayl). Continue reading →
Michigan and China have a larger trading relationship than many consumers know. In the past decade, Michigan exports to China have grown by over 200 percent… and the state wants to see that number increase even more.
Officials with the state Department of Agriculture and Rural Development said, Chinese consumers like Michigan dairy products and cherries, and they hope to introduce more Michigan products to Chinese distributors.
Jamie Zmitko-Somers is the International Marketing Program Manager for the department. She said the trade mission aims to represent all Michigan companies.
“This would be for any Michigan companies looking to further their exports into the Chinese market or break into the China market for the first time. So it could be smaller companies or larger companies as well.”