iStock.576711546 When a crisis hits, will your comms team know what to do? Posted on July 18, 2017

Disaster can strike when you least expect it. Few understand this better than Detroit’s utility company, DTE Energy. On an otherwise sunny day in March this year, winds topped speeds of 68 mph, causing more than 800,000 customer outages. Knowing a communication nightmare was afoot, DTE had to act fast in not only fixing the […]

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Automotive-1 For Auto Tech, All Roads Lead To Detroit Posted on October 6, 2016

Interactive mapping, ride sharing, and autonomous driving were the main trends at this year’s Techstars Mobility Demo Day, which was held, for the second year in a row, in Detroit. Sponsored by IBM, and drawing thousands of auto geeks to the Michigan Opera Theatre, this program featured demonstrations of 12 interesting and innovative start-ups within […]

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Airfoil Group - Using your head in the debate about autonomous vehicle thumbnail How Startups are Solving the Auto Industry’s Biggest Problems Posted on June 26, 2015

It’s exciting to see how much the automotive industry has changed in even just the past 10 years. GM gave all of their cars a Wi-Fi hotspot, Toyota is focusing on hydrogen cars and everyone’s going electric. With all of this evolution comes many more issues to deal with, not to mention accept, as I […]

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Airfoil Group - Detroit Tigers ballpark pic How to Build a Great Team: Detroit Tigers Edition Posted on June 9, 2015

May 13 was a normal day at the office until I got the chance to meet the entire lineup of the Detroit Tigers. The Detroit Economic Club had a lunch to celebrate the start of the season at MotorCity Casino in Detroit. Having that many phenomenal baseball players in one room was surreal. We heard from […]

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Detroit LVS Blog 5 Companies to Watch from TechWeek Detroit 2015 Posted on April 30, 2015

Where else can you find a group of entrepreneurs that truly care if the others make it? Where else can one company do with $5,000 what other tech hotbeds in the U.S. do with $100,000? That’s Detroit for you. Silicon Garage – as some call Detroit – has the potential to recreate itself with the […]

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Airfoil Group - Are You Keeping Up with Developments in the Connected and Autonomous Vehicle Space thumbnail Automakers: Winter is coming Posted on March 3, 2015

Automotive analysts expect 2015 to be a banner year for new vehicle sales in the U.S. In fact, February sales are expected to be up 8% from a year ago. Technology sells and so does innovation. The doom and gloom of 2009 and recall-laden 2014 take position in automakers’ rearview mirror. Look at the all-new […]

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