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.

MICHauto Convenes Government, Industry, And Education Leaders To Discuss Michigan’s Potential To Become A Hydrogen Hub

During the Center for Automotive Research Seminars in Traverse City, MICHauto convened industry, education, and government leaders to discuss how Michigan can strengthen its strategy to receive a portion of the $8 billion set aside in 2021’s Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act for hydrogen research, development, and production

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2022 MICHauto By The Bay: Outdoor Mobility Industry Roundtable Round-Up

Over 40 government, industry, and academic stakeholders convened in Traverse City on Aug. 1 to discuss Michigan’s leadership in the outdoor mobility industry, which has an incredible depth of specializations, including ORV and marine vehicle electrification, multimodal charging, and much more.

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Chamber, MICHauto Priorities Included In Bipartisan 2023 State Budget

On July 20, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed a balanced, bipartisan state budget of $76 billion for the Fiscal Year 2023, which includes funding for several Detroit Regional Chamber-aligned initiatives and reflects business priorities the Chamber advocated for on behalf of its members.

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MICHauto Welcomes New Senior Director

MICHauto is excited to announce the addition of Drew Coleman as Senior Director. Coleman will play a key role in creating a robust pipeline of high-tech talent in Michigan to support the rapidly transitioning automotive and mobility industry.

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Glenn Stevens Jr. At Michigan Chronicle’s Pancakes And Politics: Companies Should Focus On Their Products’ Ecosystem And Not Be A Part Of The Problem In Global Issues To Attract Young Talent

Michigan Chronicle’s Pancakes and Politics returned on Thursday, June 23, to discuss the future of clean energy in Michigan. MICHauto’s Glenn Stevens Jr. was featured as a panelist, alongside Walker Miller Energy Services’ Carla Walker-Miller, Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy’s Liesl Clark, and DTE Energy’s Jerry Norcia, with Ignition Media Group’s Dennis W. Archer Jr. as the moderator.

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MICHauto on the Island Automotive Roundtable

Kristine Coogan, KPMG, discussed how to improve hiring processes and internal upskilling opportunities. Following her keynote presentation, Chad Livengood, The Detroit News, moderated a panel on talent attraction and retention strategies with Coogan, Deeanna Ahmed, Our Next Energy, Ashok Sivanand, Integral, and Dug Song, Cisco. The session concluded with a discussion on the supply chain impacts of BEV engines from Michael Robinet, KPMG, and a presentation from Margaret Baxter, The Center for Automotive Diversity, Inclusion and Advancement on the CEO Coalition for Change.

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PODCAST: A Recap of Automotive Discussions From The 2022 Mackinac Policy Conference

Glenn Stevens Jr., executive director of MICHauto and vice president of Automotive & Mobility initiatives talks to Paul W. Smith about the significant auto discussions that took place at the Detroit Regional Chamber’s Mackinac Policy Conference. Listen to the full episode below.

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MICHauto’s Glenn Stevens Jr. Named Among 2022 Crain’s Detroit Business Notable Leaders In EV

MICHauto is proud to celebrate Executive Director, Glenn Stevens Jr., for being named among the Crain’s Detroit Business 2022 Notable Leaders in EV.

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State Of The Region Industry Spotlight: Automotive And Mobility

The Detroit Regional Chamber released its 2022 State of the Region report. This year’s regional report card explored data on the ongoing economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on employment, consumer habits, industry sectors, and more.

The automotive and mobility industry in Michigan is one industry sector that has been largely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Michigan, which is home to 96 of the top 100 suppliers in North America and contributes 1.1 million jobs and $304 billion to the economy annually, has been affected significantly by supply chain strain and inventory shortages.

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