French electric autonomous vehicle maker NAVYA to build 1st US assembly plant in Michigan; partnership with U Michigan
Green Car Congress
JUNE 23, 2017
NAVYA, a pioneer in developing and manufacturing autonomous vehicles, will establish its first assembly plant outside of Europe in Southeast Michigan. Beginning last year, the French company partnered with Mcity, a public-private partnership led by the University of Michigan to accelerate advanced mobility vehicles and technologies, to bring the NAVYA ARMA, a 100% driverless, completely electric, Level 5 autonomous shuttle vehicle to Mcity. In 2016, Michigan Gov.