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Roush Opens New Engineering Center in Troy

LIVONIA — The automotive firm Roush recently opened its first Oakland County technical center bringing expanded engineering design and development services dedicated to hybrid and electric vehicles, electric propulsion and battery systems, autonomous vehicles, advanced software development and data analytics.

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Google, Roush Working On Self-Driving Cars

DETROIT — Chris Urmson, director of self-driving cars at Google, told the Automotive News World Congress this week that the technology giant has started talks with most of the world’s top automakers — and assembled a team of global suppliers — to bring self-driving cars to the world’s roads.

The suppliers named by Google include the German auto supplier Bosch, which supplies power electronics and long-range radar to Google; ZF Lenksysteme, the joint venture between Bosch and another German auto supplier, ZF Friedrichshafen AG, which supplies a new steering gear; Korea’s LG Electronics, which supplies the batteries; the German auto supplier Continental; and Livonia-based Roush.

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MEDC: Two Expansions, 271 Jobs

LANSING — The Michigan Economic Development Corp. announced approval of two business expansion projects that are expected to generate nearly $13 million in investments and add up to 271 new jobs in Southeast Michigan.

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