Michigan is the home of the automobile – and don’t forget it, MICHauto report touts at auto show

Crain’s Detroit Business: January 11, 2013

The Detroit Regional Chamber’s MICHauto advocacy group will flex its economic development might at this year’s North American International Auto Show.

As you read, or will read here, a small army of federal figureheads and officials from various states will be in town for the auto show to battle over automotive economic development prospects. The DRC is there representing the Great Lakes state…

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6 key aspects of the strength of Michigan’s auto industry, as illustrated in Detroit Regional Chamber report

MLive.com – January 10, 2013

DETROIT, MI – A common misperception among Michiganders is that the state’s stalwart automotive industry is in decline, Detroit Regional Chamber President and CEO Sandy Baruah told a crowd at the Detroit Athletic Club Thursday night.

Quite the opposite is true, Baruah said, as the Chamber’s MICHauto economic accelerator released its annual “Michigan is Auto” report, which underscores the strength of the state’s storied automotive sector.

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