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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
Leading the mobility movement, Michigan’s universities are home to programs and research groups that are in place to propel the industry. Programs and projects include Cyber Security, Big Data and Business Analytics and Next Generation Auto.
Michigan is an established foundation and home to 375 automotive research and development facilities, more than 50% of North America’s top auto suppliers have headquarters in Michigan and is ranked #1 nationally for the number of advanced automotive industry jobs.
The University Research Corridor universities invest over $60 million annually on automotive innovation related to research and development.
Michigan leads the nation in patents relating to navigation and smart mobility. Over 25% of all automotive patents are generated in Michigan, nearly three times as many as any other state.
Michigan is home to the largest deployment of freeway and surface street vehicle to infrastructure (V2I) technology in the U.S. By the end of 2019 Michigan will have more than 350 miles of infrastructure wired for V2I technology.
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