About American Center for Mobility
To transform the way industries advance safe, sustainable, and secure mobility technologies through our one-of-a-kind global development center.
Infectious Enthusiasm– We want our stick-to-itiveness to our mission to be contagious and a catalyst for advancing the mobility industry
Reciprocity & Respectfulness– We are mindfully aware in our engagements with others and invest in relationships that endure and give back.
Growth Through Partnerships – Through our partners’ success, begets our success. Our ecosystem promotes prosperity.
Delivering on Commitments – We are accountable to our stakeholders and the commitments we make.
A Global Development Center for Mobility
ACM offers a one-of-a-kind global development center to transform the way industries advance safe, sustainable, and secure mobility technologies.
Located in Southeast Michigan on over 500-acres at the historic Willow Run site in Ypsilanti. ACM offers: an Advanced Mobility Proving Ground with test environments featuring specialized infrastructure, equipment, facilities and resources; An innovation and technology campus with an industrial tech park for the co-location of mobility companies; Event and demonstration areas for showcasing mobility technologies and convening industry activities.
An advanced mobility proving ground provides a safe platform for the integration, testing, and validation of connected, autonomous, EV vehicles, and mobility technologies
An innovation and technology campus for the co-location and incubation of mobility companies and activities
Event and demonstration areas for showcasing connected and autonomous vehicle technologies and convening industry activities
The American Center for Mobility is open to private industry, start-ups, government, standards bodies, and academia.
News & Events
For press and media inquiries please contact our marketing & communications department: [email protected]
Despite concerns that a rise in automated vehicles (AVs) will displace significant numbers of truck drivers in the United States, only a modest number of truck driver jobs, if any, will be affected, according to a new report commissioned by the American Center for Mobility (ACM), led by Michigan State University (MSU) and supported by Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI).Read More
American Center for Mobility establishes partnership with international proving grounds, harmonizes CAV testing protocols and best practices
The American Center for Mobility (ACM) recently announced a partnership with AstaZero AB (Sweden) and K-City (Republic of Korea) to establish globally harmonized approaches for the development of connected and automated vehicles (CAVs) in test environments.Read More
American Center for Mobility Partners with MSU, Texas A&M Transportation Institute on Workforce Study
The American Center for Mobility (ACM) has commissioned a workforce study being undertaken by Michigan State University (MSU) and Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI) to begin to understand and quantify impacts on today’s transportation jobs.Read More
American Center for Mobility announces Intertek will serve as its operations and maintenance partner
The American Center for Mobility (ACM) has signed an agreement with Intertek to partner on operations and maintenance of its 500-acre connected and automated vehicle proving grounds in Ypsilanti Township, set to open in December 2017.Read More
Visteon Partners with American Center for Mobility as Founding Member, Driving Development of Autonomous Vehicles
Visteon Corporation (NYSE: VC), a leading automotive cockpit electronics supplier, is joining forces with the American Center for Mobility (ACM) in Southeast Michigan to support the development and testing of connected and automated transportation technologies.Read More
The Hyundai America Technical Center Inc. (HATCI) is entering into a long-term partnership with the American Center for Mobility (ACM) to support the advancement of connected and automated vehicle (CAV) technology.Read More
ACM Partners and Industry Advisory Board
ACM’s approach is to achieve growth and prosperity for our ecosystem through partnerships. We are always seeking strategic partnerships that help enhance the capabilities and offerings of our global development center and provide value to our ecosystem of customers and stakeholders. Partnerships can include key customers, service partners, infrastructure & equipment providers, sponsorships, and long-term tenants.
Partnerships that meet a certain criteria have the opportunity to be represented on the ACM Industry Advisory Board (IAB) where they play a significant role in helping to guide ACM's strategic direction by providing vital input on improvements to the facilityand services, implementation of new technologies & capabilities, development of industry standards &best practices, events, research, and industrial tech park.
ACM IAB Vision
Convene key leaders across the mobility ecosystem in order to shape the future state of ACM and to best service its stakeholders in changing the mobility landscape.
ACM IAB Mission
The ACM IAB’s mission is to bring investment partners together to gain their strategic and operational guidance on testing, standards, and education related to future mobility. Engaging diverse representatives from industries will lend ACM a unique lens into the rapidly evolving mobility space, provide guidance as the landscape changes, support ACM’s intention to be a world class convener of the mobility ecosystem and facilitate connection and collaboration of partner organizations to advance technologies and capabilities in the space.
The possibilities of collaborative activities through the development of committees within the IAB support further industry integration and the development of programs and solutions that can create the impact needed to move the industry forward. The IAB has two committees, with room for additional committees based on IAB request, including:
As the industry continues to emerge and evolve, the ACM acts as a neutral convener of industry, standards and government organizations to collectively discuss and shape mobility technology best practices, standards and regulations.
Support Standards Development
Internal committee for IAB members
Participate in the accelerated development of standards and suggested regulation terminology concerning the evolution of the transportation industry and smart mobility technologies.
Partner with select actives and suggest direction and guidelines
Coordinate ACM utilization for standards verification and validation
Develop and maintain a global perspective
The ACM Foundation offers immersive hands-on programs and resources with access to ACM’s world-class global development center in partnership with academic institutions, philanthropic organizations, and other non-profits. We offer education, training & professional development opportunities spanning from STEM K-12 to higher education and corporate training. We offer a venue for hand-on training with advanced technology. We also an ideal location for others to host their educational events such as Challenges & Competitions.
Our vision is for a safe, sustainable, and secure mobility future supported by a world-class workforce.
Our mission is to uplift the next generation mobility workforce through education and training.
Careers / Join Our Team
The American Center for Mobility works daily with cutting edge companies and technologies. We are moving fast, no two days are the same.
We are always on the look-out for talented and experienced people to join our team. If you don’t find a posting to match your unique talents and skills, please send your cv or resume with a cover letter to [email protected] for consideration.