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U. of Mich. to open automated vehicle test site

Posted on July 10, 2015

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Later this month, the University of Michigan will open MCity, its one-of-a-kind test site for connected and automated vehicles located on the school's North Campus Research Center, The Ann Arbor News reported.

MCity is the university's 32-acre simulated urban and suburban environment, which features roads with intersections, traffic signs and signals, streetlights, building facades, sidewalks and construction obstacles.

The Mobility Transformation Center is a public-private partnership between the university and companies including Delphi Automotive, DENSO Corp., Honda, Ford, General Motors, Toyota, Xerox and others. A key goal of the MTC initiative and MCity is to implement a connected and automated mobility system on the streets of southeastern Michigan by 2021. For the full story, click here.

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