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DEC Panel: EVs Huge Opportunity For Michigan

Electric vehicles won’t be taking over the world any time soon, but even at a small fraction of the overall auto market, EVs are a multibillion-dollar opportunity for Michigan. That was the view of a panel of EV experts convened Wednesday by the Detroit Economic Club.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/29/2011

Event Notices From May 6-8

The latest event and meeting notices from the Detroit area’s technology-focused institutions and companies

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/08/2011

Manager Jim Leyland of the Detroit Tigers. (File Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Economy, Tigers, Looking Up In 2011

Remember 2006? Your house was worth more than you paid for it. Your 401 K was making money. And most importantly, the Detroit Tigers shocked the experts by going to the World Series!

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/28/2011

The Big Four at the Detroit Economic Club. (Photo by Jeff Kowalsky, Detroit Economic Club)

Michigan Matters: Big Four At Detroit Economic Club

It was talk of water that got temperatures rising among the “Big Four” regional leaders during the recent Detroit Economic Club luncheon gathering at Cobo Center that airs as a special “Michigan Matters.”

CBS 62–01/30/2011

Photo by David Reed

Detroit Economic Club Hosts Big ‘4’ Leaders

The ‘Big Four’ will discuss the economy, Michigan growth and many other key issues live inside the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in conjunction with the Detroit Economic Club (DEC), Friday at 11:30 a.m. at the Cobo Center.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/21/2011

Sprint Nextel CEO Dan Hesse

Sprint Nextel CEO Talks Up Connected Cars, Trucks

The future of the wireless industry is all about connected devices and machinery creating environmental, safety, efficiency and operational benefits, the CEO of Sprint Nextel told the Detroit Economic Club Friday. Dan Hesse painted a picture of the future of wireless telephony far more complex than the stereotype of the BlackBerry-addicted executive or the text-happy teen-ager.


Event Notices From January 6

Mindscape at Hanon McKendry to Host Internet Marketing Academy: Grand Rapids-based Mindscape at Hanon McKendry will host the Mindscape Internet Marketing Academy from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Thursday and Friday, Jan. 27 and 28, […]


Pence Says He Hasn't Decided On White House Bid

The third-ranking Republican in the U.S. House says he’ll make a decision after Jan. 1 about whether to launch a bid for the presidency.



They weren’t debating, but Michigan Gubernatorial candidates Rick Snyder and Virg Bernero took turns promoting their platforms during the Detroit Economic Club luncheon in Detroit. Rick Snyder spoke first.


Bernero, Snyder Speak At Detroit Economic Club

Job creation and finance reform were hot topics Thursday as Michigan gubernatorial candidates Rick Snyder and Virg Bernero addressed a gathering of business leaders in Detroit.