Chrysler Group LLC said Monday it had expanded its commitment to the Michigan Council of Women in Technology with a $15,000 grant from The Chrysler Foundation to support undergraduates who pursue a course of study that focuses on science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
Chrysler Group has partnered with NextEnergy, the Detroit-based advanced energy technology accelerator, to evaluate vehicle-to-grid technology using four all-electric minivans.
It was something of an historic show of unity among tooth-and-nail competitors for the good of the Michgian IT scene. The chief information officers of Chrysler Group LLC, Ford Motor Co. and General Motors sat together on the same discussion panel, and for a media Q&A afterward, at the Michigan Council of Women in Technology’s Executives in Technology Leadership Exchange. The event drew a packed crowd of more than 500 to the Inn at St. John’s Monday.
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With the economy finally on the upswing, many in Detroit are reconsidering education.
Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced 13 major U.S. employers — including Chrysler Group LLC, Ford Motor Co. and General Motors Co. — and eight stakeholder groups — including Detroit’s NextEnergy — joined the new Workplace Charging Challenge to help expand access to workplace charging stations for American workers across the country.
Thanks to assistance from Automation Alley, Michigan’s largest technology business association, another international company is setting up shop in Southeast Michigan. Automation Alley International Business Center tenant Reply Inc., of Turin, Italy, has found a permanent home in Auburn Hills and is looking to hire local employees.
Chrysler Group LLC announced Monday at the International CES that its dealers now have the ability to activate navigation functions in vehicles equipped with some versions of its Uconnect navigation and location system.
Chrysler Group minivan customers can now get the latest minivan innovation from the company that invented the segment.
More than 370 Wayne State University College of Engineering students and alumni met with representatives from nearly 80 companies at the college’s 2012 career fair today.