Ford to use old Michigan Central Station as centrepiece for smart transport future

Global automaker Ford has acquired the decommissioned Michigan Central Station in Detroit to act as the focal point for its 1.2 million sq ft innovation campus dedicated to realising its future of transportation through smart technology – including self-driving cars and electric vehicles.

It once serviced a central pillar of 20th century travel – now an iconic United States building will be at the centrepiece of Ford’s vision for future transportation.

The American automotive giant has has acquired the abandoned Michigan Central Station, in Detroit, to act as the focal point of its new innovation hub dedicated to using smart technology to improve mobility.