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Ann Arbor Spark

American Center for Mobility

The future of the automotive industry is in Michigan

“The American Center for Mobility serves as one more proof point that Michigan is the most compelling place in the world to do connected and autonomous vehicle testing and development.” – Paul Krutko, Ann Arbor SPARK President and Chief Executive Officer

Global manufacturers, OEMs, and mobility innovators needing to test and validate their connected and autonomous vehicles have no better destination for this work than the American Center for Mobility (ACM). A world-class proving ground for connected and automated vehicle technology, ACM provides:

  • Development, testing, and validation of revolutionary mobility technologies
  • Acceleration of technical standards of connected and automated vehicles
  • Flexible usage options — from track time to permanent and part-time lab and office space — to maximize financial budgets and accommodate a broad range of businesses

ACM is the premier research and testing laboratory for connected and automated vehicles in the United States

With more than 500 acres of infrastructure, the testing center is uniquely positioned to accommodate the broad needs of industry and government.
  • Testing of vehicles, roads, and communication systems.
  • Double overpasses
  • A highway speed test loop
  • Closed tunnel
  • Simulation of virtually any driving condition — snow, sun, rain, sleet

Connect Your Business with ACM

Ann Arbor SPARK can support companies wishing to locate on-site at ACM or use the facility for the development of its mobility technology. Additionally, we’re the best resource in the Ann Arbor region for assistance with:

  • Site selection
  • Valuable introductions to potential partners
  • Connections to innovation resources at the state and local level
  • Incentives
  • Talent development and acquisition strategies