News Coverage

The Detroit Regional Chamber plays a key role for business on a local and national stage. For more information about this and other media coverage, contact Kelly Weatherwax, manager of communications at 313.596.0360.

  • Top 10 North American Influencers for Automotive Suppliers

    Bianchi Public Relations – September 10, 2018

    These auto supplier influencers are users of social media such as Twitter, LinkedIn and other platforms, who have established credibility and authority in the North American automotive industry.

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  • Opinion: Self-driving car bill provides opportunity to save lives

    Aug. 26, 2018 – The Detroit News

    Self-driving cars and smart infrastructure enable dramatic improvements in safety and hold incredible promise to decrease deaths and serious injuries from automobile accidents. They also offer enormous potential for our region’s economic growth. It is imperative that Michigan lead the way in the development and testing of this technology.

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  • Flashpoint 8/19/18: Regional CEOs; Local politics roundtable

    August 19, 2018 – WDIV: Local 4

    Last month, a controversial letter from the office of L. Brooks Patterson to Oakland County chamber directors invited them to discuss a group of what he called “self-appointed saviors.”  Patterson said the group was allegedly created to “snatch business leads in the righteous cause of rebuilding Detroit. A lot of controversy came of that meeting, including some off color comments from Patterson himself that made headlines and also prompted an apology.

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  • Motor city is firing on all cylinders again

    August 2018 Issue – Automotive Industries

    According to a study by MICHauto, an economic development initiative of the Detroit Regional Chamber there are 2,200 automotive facilities statewide. They include OEMs, suppliers, tool-and-die shops, R&D facilities, and technical centers. “Michigan leads the nation in automotive ‘concept to consumer’ expertise,” says Sandy Baruah, president and CEO of the Chamber. “The data provides a clear understanding of the true automotive technical ecosystem in our state and definitively concludes that Michigan is the epicenter of mobility innovation.”

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  • Chamber to launch talent retention, attraction website for 11-county region

    August 12, 2018 – Crain’s Detroit Business

    The Detroit Regional Chamber is getting ready to roll out a talent retention and attraction website that will serve as a template for other regions in the state.

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    • 313.596.0360
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