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Mich. Connected-Car Test Site Takes Shape

Auto transportation has begun to undergo transformative changes because of advances in connected-vehicle technologies. Development of these technologies has the potential to save tens of thousands of lives each year in the U.S., and the University of Michigan campus will soon serve as a major test bed for this groundbreaking work. M City is due for completion in late spring. For the full story about the U-M testing facility, called M City, click here.

U-M Will Build Driverless-Car Utopia

This summer will see construction of a simulated city on the north campus of the University of Michigan. Once completed, this fake municipality will serve as a testing facility for self-driving cars. Researchers will test how automated and networked vehicles respond to hazardous traffic events and road conditions. Here's a video report from NewsyTech. To read the story, click here.