The U.S. Army's Ultra Light Vehicle research prototype. TARDEC photo.

New Army Concept Vehicle Enters Advanced Testing At Detroit Arsenal

The United States Army’s Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center says final testing has begun on the Ultra Light Vehicle Research Prototype, a replacement for the Hummer that’s designed to be fuel efficient, versatile and survivable in nearly any environment.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/09/2013

Event Notices From July 2

The latest event and meeting notices from Michigan’s technology-focused companies, institutions and groups.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/02/2013

Ricardo military truck

Ricardo-Led Tactical Truck Demo Delivers 72% Better Fuel Economy

After two years of on-the-ground testing, the Fuel-Efficient Ground Vehicle Demonstrator from Van Buren Township-based Ricardo Inc. has proven to be as good as the simulation models projected, according to data analyzed by the multi-industry consultancy for engineering, technology, project innovation and strategy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/23/2013


Wyle Opens New Sterling Heights Sustainment Engineering Facility

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — The California-based engineering and testing company Wyle will host an open house and ribbon cutting ceremony for its new office in Sterling Heights at 11 a.m. Monday, May 20 in the […]

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/15/2013

FED - Richardo

Ricardo-Engineered FED Vehicle Featured On “Jay Leno’s Garage”

The Ricardo-engineered Fuel Efficient Ground Vehicle Demonstrator vehicle is featured in a Web video posted Monday on “Jay Leno’s Garage.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/04/2013


Army’s National Automotive Center Refocusing On Collaboration, Energy Security

United States Army officials announced Friday that the Army National Automotive Center, based in Warren, is refocusing on its role as the focal point for public-private mobility technology development.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/22/2012

The 200-watt Adaptive Materials fuel cell and its fuel -- simple propane

AMI Delivers 20 Fuel Cells To TARDEC For Unmanned Vehicles

With the delivery of 15 field-ready fuel cells, Ultra Electronics AMI, formerly known as Adaptive Materials Inc., said Wednesday it had completed its $4.2 million multi-year contract with the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center to provide fuel cells for unmanned ground vehicles.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/18/2012

UM Robot Team Wins International Competition, $750k

A team of 14 autonomous robots built by University of Michigan students has won an international competition sponsored by the U.S. Department of Defense and its Australian counterpart, officials announced in Brisbane. UM’s team of […]


Army Corps of Engineers partners with Lawrence Tech

Two research arms of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have entered into an educational partnership agreement and memorandum of understanding with Lawrence Technological University that provide a framework to pursue future collaboration and potential […]


World's Largest Convoy Of Hybrids Headed For Michigan

To mark 10 successful years of advancing the commercialization of green vehicle technology, the Hybrid Truck Users Forum is bringing its 2010 HTUF National Conference and Ride and Drive back to its roots: the Motor […]