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.

Michigan Is Automobility Report: The Home For Automotive Talent And The Industry’s Electric Future

MICHauto, a statewide initiative of the Detroit Regional Chamber, released its annual Michigan is Automobility report, which comprehensively explores the state of the automotive and mobility industry in Michigan. The report shows the remarkable strength and resilience of the industry in Michigan despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, a global supply chain disruption of semiconductor chips, and a labor shortage.

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Let’s Detroit’s Marjace Miles: The Importance Of ‘Why Michigan’

In 2019 when I decided to become a Talent Ambassador for Let’s Detroit, I never dreamed that filling out a 10-minute application would someday take me to Mackinac Island. MICHauto on the Island and the Mackinac Policy Conference are some of the most prestigious gatherings in the state, drawing the most influential people from throughout our region. So, when I was given the opportunity to attend and speak, I did not hesitate.

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Gov. Whitmer Signs FY 2022 Budget With Significant Chamber And MICHauto Priorities

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed the bipartisan Fiscal Year 2022 budget on Wednesday, Sept. 29, calling it an example of what can happen when officeholders seek “common ground.” When combined with the K-12 school aid budget signed earlier this year, the total budget is $70 billion. The funding plan, which takes effect on Oct. 1, provides strong investments for the state’s economy. The plan will lower the cost of childcare for Michigan’s working families, invest in education and skills for Michigan’s workforce, protect access to affordable healthcare, and prioritize a significant investment in a holistic infrastructure package.

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MICHauto Investors Among 2021 Automotive News PACE Award Winners

Each year, the Automotive News PACE program honors superior innovation, technological advancement, and business performance among automotive suppliers. In its  27th year, the program honored 14 companies for product and technology advances, with innovations in vehicle component design for electrification at the forefront. In addition, 15 companies were also recognized under the PACE Innovation Partnership Award and PACEpilot Innovations to Watch. Among this year’s winners were MICHauto Investors: Faurecia, Ford Motor Company, Nexteer Automotive, and Stellantis.

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MICHauto Launches Industrywide Talent Attraction Campaign To Improve Industry Career Perceptions

Earlier this month, MICHauto launched a first-of-its-kind industrywide talent attraction campaign to raise awareness about and improve the perception of careers in the automotive and mobility industry among emerging talent. Through this grassroots-style social media campaign, young professionals offer testimonials in an authentic voice to share their career journeys, what attracted them to the industry, and how they are making an impact on the world around them, under the tagline of Discover Auto: You Drive the Future.

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