Operates electric cars, wireless charging paths and drones – CBS Detroit

Southfield (CBS Detroit) – It was a big week for Motor City when President Joe Biden visited GM’s Factory Zero to talk about the electric future, Detroit and the $ 1 trillion infrastructure bill law, which is why CBS 62’s “Michigan Matters” dived into his visits, the road ahead for electric cars and more.

President Joe Biden with Mary Barra, CEO of GM, visits GM’s Factory Zero

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And when our region put the world on wheels 100 years ago, it is now working to become a highway in the clouds for commercial drones. Michael Healander, co-founder and CEO, Airspace Link, Christopher Girdwood, CEO, Detroit Region Aerotropolis Development Corporation, Alex Gruzen, CEO of WiTricity and John McElroy, host, Autoline show up with Carol Cain Senior, producer / host, to speak about that.

Michigan Matters Host Carol Cain with Michael Healander, co-founder and CEO of Airspace Link

Healander moved to Metro Detroit to start his company, which has been focused on keeping the skies safer as more commercial drones are in use. He works with the FAA and MDOT while those things develop that he talked about.

Michigan Matters hosted Carol Cain, with Christopher Girdwood, CEO of the Detroit Region Aerotropolis Development Corporation

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Girdwood operates “Aerotropolis”, which started years ago and is focused on logistics, airports and economic development throughout the region.

Michigan Matters Hosted Carol Cain with Alex Gruzen, CEO of WiTricity

Gruzen’s company has wireless charging of road technology, which it markets globally, which can help drive electric vehicles – a major problem. He explained how it works.

Michigan Matters Hosted Carol Cain with John McElroy, host of Autoline

And McElroy spoke about Biden, GM’s CEO / President Mary Barra and the region’s prospects for this evolving evolution. He also talked about Michigan and other states vs. China in the race to dominate the electric car market.

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Watch Michigan means something, Sunday at 8 on CBS 62

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