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Michigan

Where big ideas in mobility are born.

Michigan has always been the leader of the automotive industry, and continues to lead the way as transportation technologies further evolve in amazing ways. The entire state, and the auto industry, are transforming into the global center for mobility—

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Michigan's public/private partnerships—which includes over 300 R&D companies and the nation's highest concentration of engineers—are working to innovate and safeguard these smart systems.

Smart Corridor

Michigan is home to the largest deployment of Vehicle to Infrastructure (V2I) technology in the United States called the Smart Corridor.

Making an Impact

By 2040,

90%

of light vehicles could be V2V-equipped

(Source: USDOT)

Over

25%

of all automotive patents are generated in Michigan

 

By 2019, Michigan will have

350+

infrastructure miles wired for V2I

Michigan is home to

375

automotive R&D facilities

University Research Corridor invests

$60M+

annually on automotive innovation R&D

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