University of Michigan researchers work to make Ann Arbor the first American city with a shared fleet of connected and driverless vehicles by 2021.
The U-M Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI) harnesses the expertise of Michigan Engineers and their University colleagues, joining with industry and government to drive innovation. UMTRI leads the connected vehicle race with MCity, a groundbreaking model connected-car city, and drives progress toward safe and sustainable transportation.
- Alternative powertrains
- Passenger safety
- Accessible transit
- Efficient freight
- Support research that reduces auto accidents and saves lives.
- Help develop affordable, efficient alternative ways to travel.
- Help auto companies evolve and use next-generation technologies.
Contact Melanie Zauel to talk more about meeting this challenge.