Lansing State Journal
MSU is helping to develop a driverless shuttle that will carry Detroit auto show visitors
January 16, 2020 – A Michigan State University researcher joined a team that will put a new spin on transportation during the North American International Auto Show in the Motor City. The wheelchair-accessible vehicle that will shuttle car show visitors through Detroit won’t turn heads quite like the shiny sports cars that will be on display inside TCF Center.
Detroit Auto Show to Include Semi-Autonomous Shuttles
January 15, 2020 – This is the first year the North American International Auto Show will be in June rather than January. Organizers plan both indoor and outdoor events. Attendees of the upcoming North American International Auto Show will get a chance to ride in semi-autonomous vehicles because of two mobility programs announced here by Michigan Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist II. Dataspeed and FEV have been selected through the NAIAS 2020 Michigan Mobility Challenge to provide public-road demonstrations in level-3 (out of five) autonomous vehicles
MSU faculty included on team for Michigan Mobility Challenge
January 14, 2020 – A faculty member from Michigan State University’s College of Communications Arts and Sciences is part of a team that was selected to receive a $1.77 million grant to compete in the NAIAS 2020 Michigan Mobility Challenge. The challenge is a first-of-its-kind autonomous vehicle demonstration that will tap the state’s leading mobility experts to develop technologies to shuttle passengers through Detroit during the 2020 North American International Auto Show, or NAIAS.
The Michigan Chronicle
Autonomous vehicles to give rides from Detroit Metro airport to NAIAS
January 14, 2020 – This year’s North American International Auto Show will kick off in forwarding fashion with autonomous cars. FEV and Dataspeed, mutually auto service companies, will provide autonomous vehicles for people to utilize to travel from the Detroit Metro Airport to NAIAS. This development comes on the heels of both companies winning the 2020 NAIAS Michigan Mobility Challenge. The challenge focused on different auto companies demonstrating their ability to provide autonomous vehicle services for the annual event.
2020 Detroit auto show this June will include Italian and British car street festival
January 14, 2020 – In years past, this week of January is reserved for reporting on the big North American International Auto Show held in Detroit. That is not happening this year because after much consideration the Detroit Auto Dealers Association, the show’s promoter, has rescheduled the event to June. Not only will that make for a literal warmer welcome to the five thousand or so journalists that cover the NAIAS, it allows the organizers to expand the event beyond the walls of the TCF Center (formerly known as Cobo Hall), allowing attendees to enjoy more than just displays presented inside.
Fox 2 Detroit
2 companies providing autonomous transportation at 2020 auto show
January 13, 2020 – Two companies were named the winners to provide autonomous transportation at this spring’s Detroit auto show. FEV and Dataspeed won the Michigan Mobility Challenge in the North America International Auto Show 2020. “These two companies will provide automated shuttle service from Detroit Metro Airport to downtown Detroit for people to experience the Auto Show,” said Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist. “This service is important because it provides accessibility to people who have physical challenges.”
The Detroit News
Detroit auto show will open with street festival in June
January 13, 2020 – Dataspeed and FEV will provide shuttles along two routes from Detroit Metro Airport directly to downtown Detroit. One route will transport passengers along I-94 to M-1, dropping riders in downtown Detroit on Warren Ave., where they can access hotels and other NAIAS activities. The second route will run from I-94 to US-12, providing riders a direct service to the TCF Center for the NAIAS 2020 activities. The free shuttles will run Monday, June 8 through Thursday, June 11 during press and industry preview days.
Cepton to Showcase Award-Winning Lidar Solutions and Multimarket Collaborations at CES 2020
January 6, 2020 – From award winning sensors to perception software to complete smart solutions, Cepton highlights lidar leadership and industry collaborations shaping the future of autonomous transportation and safety. Cepton Technologies Inc., a CES 2020 Innovation Awards Honoree, will be exhibiting at CES 2020 at Westgate booth # 2501 to demonstrate its state-of-the-art lidar solutions that are enabling advanced autonomy, safety and intelligent perception across a range of markets.