Ohio Drives the Future of the Automotive Industry
R&D, skilled talent, market access, and a comprehensive supply chain make Ohio a United States automotive leader.
In Ohio, automotive companies are pursuing improvements that make cars and components lighter, stronger, and better for the environment. Simultaneously, Ohio’s automotive industry is collaborating on ways to take smart mobility technology from ideation to deployment.
In Ohio, you can:
- Access the full automotive supply chain with representation in all areas of development to design, create, and commercialize advancements.
- Hire from a pool of experienced and well-trained workers, including automotive manufacturing talent skilled in producing a variety of vehicles and components.
- Reach customers, suppliers, and research partners faster as Ohio is centrally located to more than 70% of current North American auto assembly plants, thereby reducing travel time and transportation costs.
- Test and research at Ohio-based organizations including the Transportation Research Center (TRC), which is the largest independent automotive proving ground in North America. The TRC is also home to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Vehicle Research and Test Center, the only federal vehicle test laboratory in the nation.
Ohio is actively investing in a living lab for integrated autonomous systems on the road and in the air. Learn more about what Ohio is doing to drive urban air mobility and a fully integrated autonomous transportation ecosystem forward.
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