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North American International Auto Show

Anna Stefanopolou
University of Michigan / umich.edu

The North American International Auto Show is underway in Detroit, and automakers have used this to announce major developments in advancing cleaner automotive technology.  In this week's "Issues of the Environment," WEMU's David Fair talks to Anna Stefanopoulou, Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Automotive Research Center Director at the University of Michigan, about what she thinks about these developments.


Jorge Avellan / WEMU

The 2018 North American International Auto Show is hosting its media days in Detroit, and this is the role Washtenaw County is playing at the show.


American Center for Mobility
American Center for Mobility / acmwillowrun.org

By the end of 2017, the American Center for Mobility facility in Ypsilanti Township is expected to be up and running.  It will serve as testing facility for autonomous vehicles.  And as the North American International Auto Show is underway in Detroit, several of its participants spoke about the future of the center.


Jorge Avellan / WEMU

Subaru is among the automakers participating at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. 


Honda Civic
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The press preview for the North American International Auto Show kicked-off today in Detroit. 


North American International Auto Show
http://www.naias.com

The 2015 North American International Auto Show held few surprises for eco-concerned consumers.