Michigan’s Only Automotive Cluster Association

MICHauto promotes, retains, and grows Michigan’s signature industry
as the state’s only automotive and mobility cluster association.

Nov. 20 | Hear from MICHauto's Carolyn Sauer at APMA Annual Conference

Join the session, Why Invest in Partnerships, Nov. 20 at 2:45 p.m. to hear from MICHauto Senior Director Carolyn Sauer during the 2020 APMA Annual Conference. Based in the Windsor-Detroit channel, this panel explores the opportunities that blossom from bi-national partnerships and investments. Listen to mobility experts from Canada and the U.S. discuss the importance of their cross-border relationships.

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Automotive News: Industry Diversity Needed Now

Diversity, equity and inclusion are not trends — they are necessities. This year has presented both tragedy and opportunity. The question is, can this industry truly embrace diversity, equity and inclusion and commit to transformative change? Continue reading.

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CADIA Connects: MICHauto Takeover With Dennis W. Archer Jr.

On Tuesday, Nov. 17, MICHauto hosted a takeover of the Center for Automotive Diversity, Inclusion & Advancement’s CADIA Connects series. In the session, Carolyn Sauer, senior director of MICHauto, had the opportunity to virtually sit down with Dennis W. Archer Jr., CEO of Ignition Media Group and president and founding partner of Archer Corporate Services, to discuss the current impact of COVID-19 on small businesses and restaurants, the racial injustice inflection point we are in, and the future of Detroit.

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An Insider View on the 2020 Election and What it Means for MICHauto

As election results continue to roll in, there is no question that our automotive and mobility industry will be impacted. In spite of a few unexpected developments, MICHauto sees that several of our industry voices and strongest advocates will remain for another term, providing the consistency we need to keep moving our state forward.

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Automotive News Announces 100 Leading Women In Auto, Including MICHauto Investors

Automotive News announced their fifth 100 Leading Women in the North American Auto Industry list, featuring female executives from 72 companies. Automotive News chose from hundreds of powerful female executives to select 100 to be named to this year’s list for their exemplary work in the industry, the impact they have had on the health and direction of their businesses, and the arc of their career. Of the 100, the list includes MICHauto Board Chair Lisa Lunsford, CEO of GS3 Global, as well as leaders from 14 MICHauto investor companies.

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Post-Election Automotive Impact: The Results Are In, Now What?

MICHauto hosted a virtual town hall with investors featuring guest speakers Ron Fournier, president of Truscott Rossman, and David Palsrok, government policy advisor for Dykema. Fournier and Palsrok shared a review of the post-election automotive impact from the federal and state levels, highlighting several changes to the new legislative body and what can be expected over the short-term. MICHauto’s Executive Director Glenn Stevens Jr. moderated the conversation and Q&A.

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MICHauto Unveils New Board of Directors, Announces GS3's Lisa Lunsford as Chair

MICHauto announced its Board of Directors and new chair, Lisa Lunsford of GS3. Learn more about the new Board and its role in MICHauto.

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MICHauto Testifies Against House Bill 6233 On Direct Sales

MICHauto’s Director of Government and Community Affairs Jason Puscas provided written testimony today to the Michigan House Government Operations Committee in opposition to House Bill 6233. View the full testimony.

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Latest Data: Automotive Economic Indicators

Stay in the know on the state of the industry with the latest economic data and analysis.

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Work Smart, Play Smart to Keep Manufacturing Open

MICHauto is asking employers to share “SMART” COVID-19 personal safety protocols with their employees through commitment to the Work Smart, Play Smart to Keep Manufacturing Open campaign. The team has composed a comprehensive campaign toolkit to help employers inform employees of the importance of implementing safe practices outside of the workplace to keep the automotive industry running. Learn more.

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