NAIAS - North American International Auto Show

01/13/2018 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 01/13/2018 17:35

Magna-Sponsored University Community Grows for 2018

January 13, 2018 -

Some of the nation's most respected universities from across the U.S. and Canada will showcase their school's mobility and automotive initiatives at AutoMobili-D's University Community, sponsored by Magna International.

As incubators of ideas and developers of the next generation of talent, these universities will bring with them innovative concepts they have developed within the emerging mobility ecosystem.

For 2018, the University Community has doubled in size compared to 2017 and will feature displays and thought leadership symposiums from universities, including:

Carnegie Mellon University
Clemson University - International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR)
Eastern Michigan University
Formula SAE Team of Oakland University
Kettering University
MEDC/PlanetM
Michigan State University
Michigan Technological University
MIT Media Lab
MSU Formula One Racing Team
Michigan State University Solar Racing Team
Northwood University
Ohio Smart Mobility
Ontario - Canada
SME
Square One Education Network
Transportation Research Center, Inc.
University of Michigan
University of Michigan Solar Car
University of Michigan - Dearborn
University of Toronto Electric Vehicle Research Centre
University of Waterloo Centre for Automotive Rsearch (WatCAR)
U of M Spark
Washtenaw Community College
Wayne State University Formula SAE - Warrior Racing

In addition to sponsoring the University Community, Magna International will be hosting a panel discussion on vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) connectivity on Wednesday, Jan. 17 from 4:15 - 5 p.m. on the Atrium stage. The panel will include Magna's partners on a V2I work -zone project the company is part of with the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT), 3M and Oakland County.