About the American Center for Mobility
The American Center for Mobility (ACM) is a unique, purpose-built facility focused on testing, validation and self-certification of connected and automated vehicles and other mobility technologies at the more than 500-acre historic Willow Run site in Ypsilanti Township in Southeast Michigan.Learn More
Willow Run has a deep history of innovation and was initially built by Henry Ford as an advanced aircraft manufacturing facility during World War ll. It was later redeveloped by General Motors in the 1950s as a powertrain plant that operated until 2010.Learn More
Vision and Mission
The American Center for Mobility is recognized globally as the thought-leader and premier center for future transportation systems to improve public safety and advance equity of transportation for all.
To enable the rapid, safe development and deployment of future transportation systems by offering leading programs in testing, standards, and education as a national technology innovation center.
ACM is a joint initiative of the State of Michigan, Michigan Department of Transportation, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, the University of Michigan (U-M), Business Leaders for Michigan and Ann Arbor SPARK. Working in collaboration with our founding partners ACM continues to be a catalyst for mobility innovation.
Founders and Sponsors
ACM has a unique funding model enabling companies to play a pivotal role in testing and validating connected and automated technology. Our Funders and Sponsors play a significant role in the Center’s strategic growth as Industry Advisory Board members recommending facility improvements, standards, best practices and educational programs.