News & Events

December 09, 2016

A fully autonomous, 15-passenger electric shuttle manufactured by French firm NAVYA will support research and provide self-guided tours of Mcity, U-M’s one-of-a-kind test site for connected and automated vehicles.

U-M and NAVYA announced the collaboration today.

November 15, 2016

New University of Michigan research vehicles will be open testbeds for academic and industry researchers to rapidly test self-driving and connected vehicle technologies at a world-class proving ground.

August 22, 2016

Three high-potential companies from the West Coast—Zendrive, PolySync and Civil Maps—will join TechLab at Mcity this fall, moving resources to develop their driverless vehicle technologies in Ann Arbor.

March 18, 2016

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — A nonprofit organization and a board of directors have been formed to handle operations for the new American Center for Mobility. 

February 25, 2016

The University of Michigan Center for Entrepreneurship in partnership with the U-M Mobility Transformation Center is launching the pilot of TechLab at Mcity, a new opportunity f

January 13, 2016

Ford, working with U-M researchers, is using Mcity to test autonomous vehicles in snow.

January 08, 2016

ANN ARBOR— Dr. Huei Peng has been named director of the Mobility Transformation Center (MTC) at the University of Michigan, an interdisciplinary research unit of the U-M Office of Research.

November 20, 2015

ANN ARBOR—Could vehicles that communicate with each other and their surroundings, helping drivers avoid crashes, also save energy?

November 13, 2015

Ford is the first automaker to test autonomous vehicles at Mcity – the full-scale simulated real-world urban environment at the University of Michigan. The 32-acre facility is part of the university’s Mobility Transformation Center.

July 28, 2015

The University of Michigan Mobility Transformation Center has partnered with Mobi, a project of SMART, to create an opportunity for connected and automated mobility solutions.