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Why Be Here?

The American Center for Mobility (ACM) is recognized globally as the premier Smart Mobility Test Center for the advancement of transportation system technologies. Located at the historic 500-acre Willow Run manufacturing site in Ypsilanti Township in Southeast Michigan, ACM is focused on testing, standard, education and research for the self-certification of autonomous vehicles and other mobility technologies.

Perfect location: NA Technical Center, R&D Innovation Design Center, and light industrial for prototyping and testing

Located in the epicenter of the autonomous vehicle and mobility industry

Located 15 miles to downtown Ann Arbor and the University of Michigan. 35 miles to downtown Detroit, 15 miles to Detroit Metro Airport

Short-term and long-term vehicle testing laboratories

Garage space for track users and technology park occupants

On-site event capabilities hosting up to 1000 guests

Over 500 acres (202 hectares) featuring multiple driving scenarios and testing capabilities

Simulation of virtually all driving conditions

Track testing and on-road testing up to 65 mph (104 kph)

Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), Vehicle-to-everything (V2X), as well as advanced behaviors at all levels of SAE automation

Ideal location for site selection and tax incentives: Renaissance Zone, Opportunity Zone, and Michigan Economic Development

Corporation (MEDC) Incentives

Certified shovel-ready site – Roads and utilities are in place

Extended Test Environment

ITS Network:

Through its relationship with the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT), ACM leverages the nation’s largest integrated Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) network.

96-Strand Fiberoptic Backhaul Throughout

5G Sub Six Cellular

(15) 5.9 GHZ DSRC Roadside Units

(7) Wi-Fi Access Points

(5) 480V; 240V XFMR

Mobility Research

The ACM research team works with public and private organizations to conduct important and scientific activities related to mobility technologies. Providing technical expertise coupled with the right kind of curiosity, ACM can leverage the use of itssmart mobility test center to help research institutions develop technical plans and drive execution to ensure research results are comprehensive and accurate.

The ACM is regarded as a leader in research and development of emerging mobility technologies, recipients of multiple technical research grants from the US government. ACM research also works with universities and major automotive companies.

For more information on partnering with ACM on mobility related research, Contact Our Team

Major Universities

The American Center for Mobility is a joint initiative with the State of Michigan founded in partnership with the Michigan Department of Transportation, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, the University of Michigan, Business Leaders for Michigan and Ann Arbor SPARK.

Event and Demonstration Facilities

American Center for Mobility provides automotive, mobility and technology companies a neutral, safe and confidential place to integrate their meetings and conferences with the ability to demonstrate and showcase their vehicle and mobility technology solutions in dynamic and configurable environments. The American Center for Mobility can accommodate small groups and up to 1000 visitors along with fleets of vehicles, including passenger vehicles, transit busses and Class 8 trucks, inside itssmart mobility test center.

Targeted to the automotive and mobility industry, ACM is experienced in hosting a variety of events including:

Product Technology Exhibit & Showcase

Ride & Drive Experiences

Product & Vehicle Launch Training & Demonstrations

Dynamic Marketing & Promotional Video Site Location

Education, Training and Professional Development Seminars

Corporate Events, Conferences & Symposiums

STEM, Collegiate and Professional Activities and Competitions