Category Archives: Community

Community | February 19 2020

FCA, City of Detroit Seek Artists to Paint One of the Largest Murals in the City’s History

The poet Robert Frost famously wrote, “Good fences make good neighbors.” Together with Detroit’s Office of Arts, Culture and Entrepreneurship and City Walls Detroit’s murals program, we launched a heart-filled initiative on Valentine’s Day that takes Frost’s words to a new level with the announcement of a massive mural project on the city’s east side.
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Community,Engineering,Safety,Technology | February 05 2020

Helping the Heroes: FCA Welcomes First Responders (Part 3)

With change, often comes challenge. Just ask a first responder. Police, firefighters, emergency medical technicians, etc., are tasked with making split-second decisions, under the most stressful conditions, in order to save lives and protect property. And when vehicles are involved, the best decisions are informed decisions. To this end, FCA recently hosted 45 first responders
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Community,Engineering,Safety,Technology | January 16 2020

Helping the Heroes: FCA Welcomes First Responders (Part 1)

There is literally a material difference between today’s vehicles and those produced just a few years ago. Innovative developments include the proliferation of lightweight high-strength steel (HSS) and advanced high-strength steel (AHSS). These materials contribute to improved fuel economy without compromising structural integrity, a key consideration when engineering vehicles for superior crashworthiness. Air bags, once
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Community | December 04 2019

Never Eat the Science

Michael Niedballa, an educator at Cranbrook Institute of Science, quizzed a seventh grade science class at Detroit Enterprise Academy: “What are the other senses?” “Taste,” answered several students in unison. “One thing we never do in science … we never eat the science,” Niedballa cautioned, discussing how researchers use their senses as part of the
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