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Back to the Future—Ford Seeks to Invent the Next Generation of Mobility in Detroit’s (In)Famous Railroad Station

Autonomous vehicles, connected cars, and the future of mobility—these topics are top-of-mind throughout the auto industry today.  While Silicon Valley startups have made inroads in these areas, the traditional automakers have been eager to demonstrate their seriousness in taking on this challenge.  This week, Ford announced the details of one of the largest (and most concrete, in a literal sense) steps in that direction: the company has acquired the long-derelict Michigan Central Station, and intends to transform it (and the surrounding Corktown neighborhood) into a testbed and development hub for its next generation mobility initiatives.