The United States Automotive Materials Partnership LLC said Wednesday that it recently completed the second phase of its Magnesium Front-End Research and Development Project, resulting in a significant reduction in weight and parts.
Detroit Manufacturing Systems on Southfield Road is expected to bring hundreds of high-tech, automotive interior component assembly jobs to the city through a long-term contract with Ford Motor Company.
Another influential voice is backing a second bridge crossing on the Detroit River.
The University of Windsor is getting more than $1 million to improve the production of lightweight auto parts.
Authorities have released a sketch of a suspected armed robber who hit an Advanced Auto Parts in Pontiac earlier this month.
Two Detroit-area brothers will be confined to their homes for three months in a fraud case that involved cutting corners in the making of auto parts.
Federal prosecutors are recommending some type of confinement for two Detroit-area brothers who pleaded guilty to fraud after using cheaper materials in auto parts.
Chrysler had problems convincing buyers that steel auto bodies were an improvement.