We’re going to soon see some Army trucks driving themselves along a stretch of Michigan Highway.  That will be discussed on Mackinac Island this week during the Mackinac Policy Conference, a yearly event where movers and shakers meet to discuss pressing topics affecting the state.  WWJ Auto Beat Reporter Jeff Gilbert explains a year into a special connected


highway system on Highway 69, the Army is ready to move to the next level. For the past year, convoys have been moving down the connected stretch testing the technology. Paul Rogers, who heads up the Army’s research efforts, says phase one, which involves checking out the communications equipment, has gone well. READ MORE