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GM, NWF Triple Their Reach in Driving Environment-Focused STEM Education

Fast-growing initiative aims to impact racially and economically diverse K-12 schools; partnership expected to reach 25,000 students by 2018
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ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 5, 2017 /3BL Media/ – General Motors and the National Wildlife Federation have now reached 11,800 children across the country in science, technology, engineering and math projects since launching their Eco-Green partnership in 2015. The program has tripled its reach over the last year.

Maven Reaches One Million Miles Driven; Boston, Chicago, and D.C. Join Lineup

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May 19, 2016 /3BL Media/ - ANNOUNCING
In less than four months, Maven, General Motors’ personal mobility brand, has grown to five markets: New York City, Ann Arbor, Mich., and today announced Boston, Chicago and Washington, D.C. Maven members have driven more than one million miles, bringing them closer to the things – and people – they love.

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Are Carmakers Ready for the Urban Mobility Revolution?

The way people get from place to place is changing in big ways, and auto companies are adapting their global strategies to stay ahead.
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By 2035, more than 60% (pdf) of the world’s population are projected to be urban dwellers. That could result in denser cities, more competition for housing and added congestion caused by cars.

On the Road to Autonomous Driving, Toyota Establishes Ever Deeper Roots in Ann Arbor Tech Community with Third US Research Facility

Toyota Research Institute-ANN Will Fund Artificial Intelligence, Materials Science and Robotics Research at University of Michigan
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SAN JOSE, Calif., April 12, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- Dr. Gill Pratt, CEO of the Toyota Research Institute (TRI), announced recently that Toyota will establish its third TRI facility in the U.S.

GM on Fast Track to Redefine Mobility with Lyft, Maven & Self-Driving Cars

By Peter Kosak
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There’s never been a more exciting time to work in the automotive industry.

The GM team looks at this massive change happening and sees an opportunity to be a disruptor. A decade ago, automotive innovation and technology were centered inside the car and under the hood. Now that focus is drawn outward and beyond through connectivity.

Connectivity is the ether that everything is in, driven by smartphones as the personal computer in your pocket. It’s dramatically impacted everything…it’s pervasive. 

Buckle Up for Life Dispels Top Five Myths About Car Seats

National Education Program from Toyota and Cincinnati Children’s Continues to Have a Measurable Impact in Improving Children’s Safety; Expands to Ann Arbor, MI and New Haven, CT
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NEW YORK, Sept. 21, 2015 /3BL Media/ –  It’s no secret that driving with small children can be full of challenges – from battles over whose turn it is to pick the music to making sure you’re fully stocked with snacks and supplies. But one thing that should not be a puzzle is how to keep them safe.

We Run on Brainpower: Toyota Chemical Engineer Featured in Michigan Campaign

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Rana Mohtadi, a principal scientist at the Toyota Research Institute of North America in Ann Arbor, Mich., explains how she’s working on materials that will store more energy than what is available with lithium ion batteries and why she calls Michigan home.

Toyota Education Initiatives in STEAM Innovation and AAPS Prepare 2nd Round of Educational Visit to Singapore

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ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 2, 2014 /3BL Media/ - For the second year, Ann Arbor Public Schools staff members have been invited to join the Toyota Education Initiatives in STEAM Innovation (Toyota STEAM) program. This year, Superintendent Dr. Jeanice K.

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