The Mcity Test Facility has reopened for contactless testing. Please e-mail Vaughn Haack for test facility information at vhaack@umich.edu. The Mcity Office Building is still closed and Mcity staff will continue to work from home due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Please feel free to contact us with any questions or concerns.

Together, our diverse partners have the opportunity to be at the forefront of research and development. We are addressing questions and issues that no single entity can resolve alone.

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The Foundation of Mcity

Our partners in industry, government, and academia are Mcity’s foundation. Realizing the promise of connected and automated vehicles requires the vision, commitment, and cooperation of a wide range of expertise and interests.

Industry develops the products and services that make the system work.

Government at all levels has a role in encouraging innovation for the public good, setting the regulatory environment, and developing infrastructure.

U-M faculty and researchers explore advanced technological concepts and social insights while training generations of innovators who will shape the future.

Where a Wide Range of Experts Collaborate

Mcity partners are working together to:

  • Envision the future and develop an integrated approach to the emerging mobility ecosystem
  • Anticipate and shape essential standards and regulations
  • Conduct research to address key opportunities and challenges
  • Test ideas, approaches, and technologies at a one-of-a-kind urban test driving laboratory as well as in on-road deployments
  • Examine and understand related social and economic policy issues
  • Identify new business models and assess market viability