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 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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Gov. Whitmer Makes Appointments To Michigan Council On Future Mobility And Electrification

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer today announced the following appointments to the Michigan Council on Future Mobility and Electrification which will work to ensure Michigan continues to be the world leader in future mobility, including autonomous and connected vehicle technology, electric powertrain technology and charging infrastructure, and shared and transit mobility option.

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Experts Weigh In: Long-Term Impact of COVID-19 on the Automotive Talent Pipeline

A leading lineup of automotive industry and education experts discussed the long-term talent impact of COVID-19 on the automotive talent pipeline. The two-part discussion hosted by MICHauto in partnership with the Center for Automotive Research (CAR) focused first on both the industry perspective and the workforce development response.

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Automotive Industry Reputation: Shifting Student Perception

MICHauto’s Senior Director, Carolyn Sauer, recently spoke with Girish Kotagiri, a high school senior who recently completed an internship with one of the state’s top automotive suppliers. Below, read the first-hand account about how industry perception is transforming among the next generation of talent through hands-on experience.

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MICHauto Investors Gather Virtually For Two Weeks Of Meetings With Legislators

From Sept. 8-18, MICHauto brought together executives from 12 automotive companies to meet with 28 legislators for 2020 Capitol Conversations: Automotive Impact virtual sessions. Throughout the two weeks of digital meetings, automotive leaders had the opportunity to discuss issues that are critically impacting their companies’ growth, worker safety, and the overall economic health of the industry amid the COVID-19 global pandemic.

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MICHauto And Industry Leaders Provide Testimony In Legislative Hearing On COVID-19

On Sept. 2, MICHauto took the industry to Lansing to discuss the issues and concerns created by the COVID-19 pandemic. Several key MICHauto stakeholders provided testimony to the Joint Select Committee on the COVID-19 Pandemic.

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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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MICHauto Advocates To Keep Manufacturing Open In Letter To Gov. Whitmer

On July 17, MICHauto sent a letter to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on behalf of the automotive industry to share the industry efforts to implement safe practices to keep manufacturing facilities open and operational. Read the full letter.

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Diversity, Equity, And Inclusion: What CEOs Are Talking About Now

MICHauto and the Center for Automotive Diversity, Inclusion & Advancement (CADIA) are partnering to drive change throughout the automotive industry. A roundtable of 12 automotive CEOs met with Cheryl Thompson and Margaret Baxter of CADIA and Glenn Stevens Jr. and Carolyn Sauer of MICHauto to explore this dialogue.

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