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While Tesla is continuing to impress consumers and media outlets with its array of electric cars, especially the recently unveiled Model S P85D, car manufacturers and dealerships are doing their best to prevent the selling of these cars. Now, it appears that it might be time to start adding Michigan to the list of states that has banned the sale of Tesla cars. On October 1, Michigan passed House Bill 5606 that will prohib the sale of the electric car due to a last-minute change to the bill. The sudden change prompted a harsh response from Tesla about this latest attempt to prevent the company from... Read more...
Maybe your kids or grandchildren will inherit a world where delivery drones are the norm, but for now, the Federal Aviation Administration is keeping a close and cautious eye on these unmanned aircraft. Current restrictions are so tight that the University of Michigan had to cancel plans to have a drone deliver the game ball before kickoff on Saturday as the Wolverines prepared to take on the University of Utah at its Ann Arbor stadium. "The FAA promotes voluntary compliance by educating UAS operators about how they can operate safely under current regulations and laws," the agency told Bloomberg... Read more...
Detroit may be bankrupt, but the surrounding towns seem to be doing quite well. Ann Arbor has traditionally been a fairly well-to-do place, with the University of Michigan no doubt having a very positive impact. And clearly, NVIDIA is willing to bite while everyone else is selling The Motor City. The company has just announced that it will soon open up the NVIDIA Technology Center in Ann Arbor, and it notes that both Microsoft and Google have also recently opened offices in southeast Michigan, not far from Detroit. Interestingly, software developers are in high demand in the area, as all of the... Read more...