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  • AutoSummit: A High-Tech Future For Michigan’s Legacy Industry

    Tech Century: September 30, 2015

    There’s no doubt about the high-tech future of the auto industry, according to the 2015 MichAuto Summit, held Wednesday at Detroit’s Cobo Center. Production components built by 3D printers. Increasing autonomy of cars that help the driver stay out of accidents. Advanced powertrains involving electricity and hydrogen. All were on the agenda before a packed house of hundreds of attendees.

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  • Michigan is Auto, and MICHauto Aims to Keep it That Way

    MLive: September 30, 2015

    Michigan is home to a quarter of all U.S. automotive assembly plants. The state has the highest concentration of engineering and architecture talent in the country. Last year, the number of vehicles produced in Michigan hit 2.34 million units, easily eclipsing the next state’s total output of about 800,000 cars and trucks. In short, Michigan is auto.

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  • Sandy Baruah Discusses What the MICHauto Summit Will Mean for Michigan

    WDET: September 28, 2015

    Detroit Regional Chamber President and CEO Sandy Baruah was on WDET’s Detroit Today with Stephen Henderson to discuss the major impact new mobility is having on the entire global economy and how the 2015 MICHauto Summit is working to bring that conversation to the forefront here in Michigan.

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  • Leadership Detroit announces Class XXXVII

    MLive: September 18, 2015

    The Detroit Regional Chamber today announced the participants in Leadership Detroit Class XXXVII, a 10-month transformational leadership program designed to challenge emerging and existing leaders from Southeast Michigan to bring about positive change.

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  • Autonomous driving among topics at MICHauto Summit

    Crain’s Detroit Business: September 20, 2015

    MICHauto, an automotive-centric initiative inside the Detroit Regional Chamber, will host its third annual MICHauto Summit on Sept. 30 at Cobo Center in Detroit.

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