The Detroit Region’s unrivaled automotive ecosystem is creating the future of mobility technology 

The world knows Detroit is the Motor City—the historic birthplace of the auto industry with over a century of experience building the best in mobility technology. Today, the region is still leading the United States with its robust and growing automotive sector.

The Detroit Region is home to the densest cluster of automotive-related companies, including 22 of the world’s leading OEMs and 96 of North America’s Top 100 automotive suppliers. This expansive ecosystem of companies benefits from the most industry investment and private-sector R&D in the U.S. And with the largest concentration of engineering talent in the U.S., the Detroit Region is uniquely equipped with the talent to fuel their progress.   

The Detroit Region is also leading the industry in automotive innovation. As mobility technology continues to expand beyond traditional manufacturing, the region has attracted many of the world’s top companies in autonomous and electric vehicles, software development, battery systems, and sensor technologies.

From automotive manufacturing to mobility technology, the Detroit Region is where the world moves—and the prime location for your company to grow.

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The Detroit Region is a national leader in automotive innovation at the forefront of autonomous vehicle and mobility technology. The region is home to the American Center for Mobility, the country’s premier research testing lab for connected and automated vehicles. 

2019 Mobility & Automotive Facts

2,685

Business Facilities

207, 149

Mobility and Automotive Industry Workers

$228 Billion

Economic Contribution to the Michigan Economy

31

Testing Deployments and Proving Grounds

#1

For Operational and Planned Connected Vehicle Deployments

U.S. Department of Transportation

1.7 Million

Vehicles Assembled in the Detroit Region

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Key Companies

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Aptiv

BorgWarner

Bosch

Continental

Ford Smart Mobility

General Motors

Harman International

Honda

Lear Corporation

May Mobility

Microsoft

NVIDIA

Oracle

Rivian

SERES

Siemens

Stellantis

Subaru

Syntel

Toyota

Valeo

Volkswagen

Waymo

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