New autonomous testing ground in Michigan will help battle bad weather

The $110 million American Center for Mobility opened this week at historic Willow Run with autonomous vehicle testing by Toyota and auto supplier Visteon.

If one of the big weaknesses of autonomous vehicles is their ability to navigate in the snow, consider this a trial by fire. The American Center for Mobility says it has opened its $110 million driverless car testing facility on the site of a former General Motors assembly plant in Michigan, with Toyota and auto supplier Visteon the first to begin testing this week.The ACM proving ground is a 500-acre site at historic Willow Run in Ypsilanti Township, near Ann Arbor. It's one of 10 sites desi...