BDPA Detroit wins National Chapter of the Year Honors

ATLANTA, GA — National BDPA’s Detroit Chapter was named 2019’s BDPA Chapter of the Year during the organization’s 41st annual National BDPA Technology Conference and Career Fair in Atlanta, Georgia. … Continue reading BDPA Detroit wins National Chapter of the Year Honors

Uber Technologies joins list of Silicon Valley firms with an IPO filing

SAN FRANCISCO — In a regulatory filing this week, Uber said it will list its shares on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “UBER.” Uber Technologies has decided … Continue reading Uber Technologies joins list of Silicon Valley firms with an IPO filing

Dr. Ken Washington Named CTO at Ford

DETROIT, MI—Dr. Ken Washington is vice president of Research and Advanced Engineering and chief technology officer, Ford Motor Company, effective June 1, 2017. In this role, Washington will continue to lead … Continue reading Dr. Ken Washington Named CTO at Ford

Elon Musk’s ‘Master Plan’ for Tesla: Solar power, fully autonomous car-sharing and heavy vehicles

Tesla chief executive lays out plan for combination of Tesla and SolarCity MarketWatch‘s Jeremy Owens reports Tesla Motors Inc. Chief Executive Elon Musk doesn’t want to stop with electric cars: … Continue reading Elon Musk’s ‘Master Plan’ for Tesla: Solar power, fully autonomous car-sharing and heavy vehicles

Interested in a $20-an-hour job ‘driving’ a Google self-driving car?

PHOENIX, AZ—If you are looking for a job and you live in or around Phoenix, Arizona, your ship may have just come in. Or rather, your driverless car. Google is hiring … Continue reading Interested in a $20-an-hour job ‘driving’ a Google self-driving car?

DOT Secretary Foxx Announces Smart City Challenge Finalists @ SXSW

AUSTIN, TX —Urban Land Institute (ULI) reports seven (7) cities—Austin, Texas; Columbus, Ohio; Denver, Colorado; Kansas City, Missouri; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Portland, Oregon; and San Francisco, California—have been named finalists for … Continue reading DOT Secretary Foxx Announces Smart City Challenge Finalists @ SXSW

Ford Announces SMART Mobility Plan at CES

Photo: bdpatoday SMART CARS MEET SMART HOMES: FORD EXPLORING SYNC INTEGRATION WITH AMAZON ECHO AND ALEXA, WINK LAS VEGAS, Jan. 5, 2016 – Ford is exploring linking smart devices like Amazon … Continue reading Ford Announces SMART Mobility Plan at CES