Willow Run autonomous car test site needs $60M

Thinking Highways
By Thinking Highways July 14, 2016 19:22

Willow Run autonomous car test site needs $60M


The American Center for Mobility has grand plans to transform the weed-strewn concrete ruins of the former Willow Run bomber plant into a world-class autonomous car test site, but it still needs tens of millions of dollars to make it a reality.

The state of Michigan has pledged $3 million, and officials expect approval this month for an additional $17 million in state aid. But the nonprofit still needs another $60 million to fully realize a 335-acre test site that would include tunnels, bridges, traffic stops, suburban cul-de-sacs and city streets to test the driverless cars of tomorrow.

Thinking Highways
By Thinking Highways July 14, 2016 19:22