Detroit Defines Driving

2013 NAIAS showcases best of Detroit By Jim Seavitt Pages 30-31 If you are a Detroiter, you probably hear something about the automotive industry almost every day. Whether in the news, at the workplace, or over the dinner table, this …

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MICHauto and the Motor State

By Sandy K. Baruah Page 5 When the Detroit Regional Chamber launched MICHauto last January as part of its economic development portfolio – the proverbial dust from the near collapse of the domestic auto industry had settled and Michigan’s signature …

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Detroit and the Auto Industry

Nissan’s Carla Bailo takes a look at the auto assets in Southeast Michigan Pages 14-16 Carla Bailo is the senior vice president of research and development for Nissan Americas. With their headquarters based in Farmington Hills, Nissan has a strong …

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A Pipeline of Talent

Jeff Mason: The URC gives Michigan a competitive advantage Page 22 If the vehicle you drive today is safer and better-made than cars of the past, if you drive an electric, hybrid or E85 vehicle or one with a more …

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Michigan is Auto

MICHauto making a case for state’s leading industry By Rylee Arnot Pages 24-25 Michigan is unarguably the global automotive headquarters. Michigan is home to all of the assets and resources automotive companies want and need to thrive in the world’s …

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Talent Management

The need for greater STEM resources in Michigan By Brandon Mason Page 27 While automotive manufacturing has played a big part in Michigan’s ongoing economic recovery (Michigan assembled 1.91 million vehicles in 2011, accounting for 22.6 percent 1 of U.S. production, …

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The Voice of Supply

Neil de Koker: OESA president calls Southeast Michigan critical to auto success Page 33 Detroit and the surrounding metropolitan area continue to provide an ideal environment for companies to thrive. The region is rich with talent and resources, both necessary …

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Trade Mission

21 Michigan businesses accompany Governor Snyder to China By Noah Purcell Page 38 In September, Governor Snyder led his second Michigan delegation to China with two distinct missions and objectives. The primary focus was to increase the profile of the …

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