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Implementation of Ford Megacity Mobility

a PSC Research Project [ARCHIVE DISPLAY]

Investigator:   David Featherman

The SMART/CARSS project of the University of Michigan and Ford Motor Company agree as follows:



1. The Ford Motor Company and SMART/CARSS will form a strategic partnership in identifying and developing MegaCity Mobility / New Mobility markets, opportunities, and new business models in urban regions around the world. SMART/CARSS will be able to identify the Ford Motor Company as a partner in SMART/CARSS and vice versa.



2. The SMART/CARSS project and its Ford colleagues will define and develop the strategy for MegaCity Mobility / New Mobility market development which will include associated research projects, partnerships, student projects, events, pilots, and associated funding strategies for achieving the vision outlined therein.



3. To support the strategy, SMART/CARSS and the Ford Motor Company will work in keeping with the Master Partnership Agreement that defines the terms for collaboration, including: services and purchase orders, reports, intellectual property rights, confidentiality, publications, liability, and terms for termination.



4. The Ford Motor Company and SMART/CARSS will identify corporate and community partners from a variety of sectors to participate in MegaCity Mobility / New Mobility market development; partners who will share in their own interest and experiences as well as contribute expertise and resources to the partnership.

Funding Period: 06/01/2008 to 07/31/2009

Country of Focus: USA

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