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Ann Arbor Spark

Ann Arbor SPARK

The former Willow Run Powertrain Plant in Ypsilanti Township will soon be the site of a new autonomous vehicle testing facility. The project took a step forward Friday with the creation of a non-profit to manage the site.

 

Michael Finney
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The former president and CEO of Ann Arbor Spark has a new position now-- finding jobs for the mostly unemployable.


Ann Arbor SPark
Ann Arbor SPARK

To help attract new companies to Ypsilanti, the city partnered with the Ann Arbor economic development organization, SPARK for a special real estate tour.


Ann Arbor officials are looking to improve economic development efforts in the city. As WEMU's Andrew Cluley reports, City Council is creating a new task force to better coordinate development strategies.