STATEMENT FROM THE BOARD
AMERICAN CENTER FOR MOBILITY ANNOUNCES KIRK STEUDLE AS INTERIM PRESIDENT, CEO
AUTOMATED VEHICLES WILL CREATE A SHIFT IN WORKFORCE DEMANDS
ACM, State of Michigan Celebrate Grand Opening
What is the American Center for Mobility?
The American Center for Mobility is a non-profit testing and product development facility for future mobility, designed to enable safe validation of connected and automated vehicle technology, and accelerate the development of voluntary standards.
The American Center for Mobility is working to combat these numbers.
people died in traffic crashes in 2015,
according to preliminary annual numbers from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
Traffic fatalities are
up nearly 8%
over 2014, according to NHTSA’s most recent data.
Of those, the most significant increases came
for pedestrians and bicyclists,
according to NHTSA.
Building the American Center for Mobility (ACM)
The American Center for Mobility’s mission is to collaborate with industry and government to accelerate the development of voluntary standards for connected and automated vehicles. We need standards before we’ll see widespread deployment of these vehicles, and the benefits they are expected to provide in terms of safety, energy use and mobility.John MaddoxPresident & CEO
For decades, Willow Run supported our freedom as a nation and as travelers seeking choices. MDOT officials are proud to play a role in reinvigorating this iconic site to ensure that Michigan remains the world’s mobility leader.Kirk T. SteudleMichigan Department of Transportation Director
Michigan is proud of its auto heritage, but our goal is to be the leader in this industry for generations to come. We need to stay on the cutting edge of technology connected with our vehicles. The approval of start-up funds for the American Center for Mobility will help keep Michigan the global leader and continue to create more and better jobs in a thriving automotive industry.Gov. Rick Snyder
We’ve made great progress in Michigan, and we need to continue working to boost investment in our state and create more and better jobs. Providing start-up funds for the new American Center for Mobility will fuel new economic activity across Michigan and retain our position as the proving grounds for automotive innovations.MEDC CEO Steve Arwood
The American Center for Mobility is proud to partner with the state of Michigan and PlanetM, the epicenter for mobility. Michigan has always been the leader of the automotive industry, and as vehicle and transportation technologies continue to evolve in amazing ways, Michigan is continuing to lead the way. The entire state, and the auto industry, are transforming into the global center for mobility.