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The December edition of the Detroiter is available now. Order your copy today.The Detroiter is a quarterly magazine published by the Detroit Regional Chamber. To subscribe or to order a physical copy of the magazine, please call 313.964.4000.
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On the Cover
Inspired by the automotive industry’s comeback, the region is redefining Michigan’s future as it transforms from traditional manufacturing into a hotbed for tech startups and new ideas. At the heart of this great region lies an infectious culture of innovation powered by the convergence of the automotive and technology industries. From a strong venture capital outlook and growing partnerships among OEMs and startups, to the evolution of workspaces and world-class testing facilities, Southeast Michigan is well-positioned to attract and retain the talent needed to tackle global mobility challenges — putting Michigan on the map of investors and millennials alike. Michigan-based companies have made the region the most active and concentrated place for next-generation mobility research, testing and deployment.
Featuring General Motors President Dan Ammann and Julia Steyn, GM’s vice president of urban mobility and Maven, on the cover, the December edition of the Detroiter highlights the OEMs, entrepreneurs, organizations and education institutions positioning Michigan to lead in a brave new connected world.
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Imagine a world with no cars parked on the sides of streets, minimal traffic congestion, and picking up a friend from the airport is as simple as ordering an autonomous ride from the safety and comfort of your sofa. That reality is not so far off, automakers say.Continue Reading
These six state legislators — Rep. Julie Calley, Rep. Laura Cox, Rep. Diana Farrington, Rep. Donna Lasinski, Rep. Sylvia Santana, Sen. Tonya Schuitmaker — are working this year to improve economic development, strengthen education policy, and increase opportunities for students, seniors and Michigan’s workforce.Continue Reading
All businesses had to start somewhere. For some entrepreneurs, those first ideas were last-minute light bulbs that went off in their heads and came to life on bar napkins, the backs of hands or in a dream. No matter how the idea came to fruition, it more than likely required investments for those businesses to sprout from risky ideas to established companies.Continue Reading
Southeast Michigan, a region of doers and makers, is setting the world’s stage to lead in the race for the connected and autonomous vehicle. Inspired by the automotive industry’s comeback, the region is redefining Michigan’s future as it transforms from traditional manufacturing into a hotbed for tech startups and new ideas.Continue Reading
January is always an exciting time in the Detroit region. The promise of a new year, and of course, the arrival of the North American International Auto Show, one of the premier global events on the automotive calendar and an opportunity to not only showcase the world-leading mobility assets of our region, but also the incredible and real urban renaissance of the city of Detroit.Continue Reading
We are experiencing one of the most dramatic shifts in our industry I have ever experienced in my more than 25-year history leading the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS). The disruption of new, mobility focused technologies and advent of autonomous vehicles is quickly changing the automotive landscape, and I believe we will see more change in the next 10 years than we have seen in the last 50.Continue Reading
In a world gone manic over myriad mobility options, can the Motor City and its home state still be the epicenter of technology and innovation in cars, trucks and other transit modes? It is a big question that is critical to Michigan’s economic future.Continue Reading
A large and growing network of incubators, accelerators, research facilities and startups is driving Michigan forward in its campaign to position itself as a leader in the next-generation technology and mobility race.Continue Reading