Van Buren Township


Ricardo Awarded DARPA Contract To Stage FANG Challenge

Ricardo Inc., the United States subsidiary of the United Kingdom-based automotive and manufacturing engineering provider Ricardo plc, has been selected by the United States Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to stage the FANG Challenge, a series of three competitions designed to produce the Fast, Adaptable, Next-Generation Ground vehicle.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/02/2012

Part of GE's Van Buren Township campus. Photo: GE

GE Expands Hiring In Michigan By Adding 300 New Jobs

A day after an open house at its Wayne County operations and a day before its annual shareholder meeting in Detroit, GE (NYSE: GE) announced it will add 300 new jobs at the Van Buren Township Advanced Manufacturing and Software Technology Center.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/24/2012


GE Touts Tech, Donates To Detroit Health Care

The global business giant GE Monday showed off some of what it’s been doing in western Wayne County since taking over part of the former Visteon Corp. headquarters in 2009.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/23/2012


Visteon, BAE Team Up For In-Vehicle Electronics

Auto supplier Visteon Corp. said Thursday it had signed a memorandum of understanding to develop in-vehicle electronics for the automotive market with Farnborough, U.K.-based BAE Systems.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/10/2011

oil prices

Ricardo Study Suggests Global Oil Demand May Peak Before 2020

Forget peak oil — the trouble coming when the world hits the maximum oil production it will ever reach. A new study from an auto engineering firm predicts that peak oil demand may come soon — and demand may start dwindling.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/07/2011

WWJ Photo/Ron Dewey

MSP Looking For Driver Who Parked Rig Along I-94

A Michigan State Police fugitive apprehension team is looking for the semi driver who parked his rig along I-94 near Haggerty road, causing a fiery collision Wednesday morning.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/09/2011

WWJ Photo/Ron Dewey

Truck Driver Critically Burned In Collision With Steel Hauler

A truck driver was critically burned after his rig slammed into a steel hauler parked along westbound I-94 past Haggerty Road, forcing that section of the freeway to be closed for hours.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/08/2011


Waterford Moves To GE Software For Multiple Projects

Charlottesville, Va.-based GE Intelligent Platforms announced that long-term customer, the Waterford Township Department of Public Works, is standardizing on GE’s Proficy Software Platform for multiple projects including an Electronic Standard Operating Procedures system and connection to the municipality’s existing Geospatial Information System.


Autopsy Shows Cold Contributed To Man’s Death

It seems that the cold and high blood pressure were to blame for the death of a 66-year-old Van Buren Township man.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/03/2011

Visteon Debuts Electric AC For Hybrids, EVs

Van Buren Township-based Visteon Corp. Monday said its new, lightweight electric compressor contributes to the green profile of the recently launched BMW ActiveHybrid 7. Visteon said its global expertise with compressors and electronics allows an […]