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101 Best Massachusetts Automotive Startups – The Future of Transportation

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This article showcases our top picks for the best Massachusetts based Automotive companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Automotive industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top Massachusetts Automotive Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

Superpedestrian

Superpedestrian

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Superpedestrian is a venture-backed company developing lightweight electric vehicles with integrated online platforms.

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CarGurus

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CarGurus is an online automotive destination that assists users in contacting sellers and comparing local listings for new and used cars.

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SparkCharge

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SparkCharge is an automotive company that manufactures and develops charging stations for electric vehicles.

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ClearMotion

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ClearMotion is a global automotive technology company that commercializes a proactive ride system.

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TrueMotion

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TrueMotion provides the world’s leading smartphone-only driving data platform.

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XL Fleet

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XL Fleet is a provider of electrified powertrain solutions for commercial fleet vehicles.

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The Routing Company

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The Routing Company provides turnkey fleet management solution for on-demand shared cars, shuttles and buses.

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nuTonomy

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nuTonomy is a self-driving car company that focuses on inventing software for self-driving vehicles and autonomous mobile robots.

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Perceptive Automata

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Perceptive Automata enables those vehicles to understand what people might do next so they can navigate safely and smoothly around humans.

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Titan Advanced Energy Solutions

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Titan Advanced Energy Solutions is a provider of ultrasound-based battery management solutions

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Zippity

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Zippity is an onsite service experience platform focused on the automotive industry

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Openbay

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Award-winning online marketplace for automotive repair and service, and provider of SaaS-based offerings for the automotive care industry.

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actnano

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actnano specializes in smart coating solutions that make electronics water-resistant.

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Electra Vehicles, Inc.

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Electra is a tech start-up that brings the electric vehicle, fleet, and robotics markets to the next level with innovative AI/ML solutions.

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PartsTech

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B2B ecommerce marketplace for automotive parts

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ACEINNA

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Sensing Solutions for developing markets such as autonomous vehicles, advanced computing plaforms, and smart buildings.

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Dive Technologies

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Dive Technologies is a developer of underwater vehicles used to produce reliable Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs).

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E-Circuit Motors

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ECM technology provides higher power density, higher efficiency, and better quality of motion than todays conventional electric motors.

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Waylens Inc.

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Waylens is a vision technology company that develops camera products & solutions for automotive applications.

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DealerRater

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With over 2.5 million reviews, we’re connecting consumers with the right person at the right dealership.

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Ironhorse Funding

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Ironhorse Funding is a leading alternative specialty lender to motorcycle/powersports dealerships and finance companies

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Sync Computing

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Sync Computing is a developer of an optimization processing unit designed to eliminate some of society’s profound problems.

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PayByCar

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PayByCar, the in-vehicle payment innovator, makes contactless payment easier at drive-up retailers like gas, QSR and curbside pick-up

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LoJack

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LoJack Corporation (NASDAQ: LOJN) is the premier worldwide provider of tracking and recovery systems.

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Riptide Autonomous Solutions

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Riptide Autonomous Solutions is designing the next generation of unmanned underwater vehicles (UUV).

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Skyworks Solutions

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Skyworks Solutions is an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors.

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Empire Group

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Empire Group is a full-service product development provider – from design and engineering, to prototype, to low-mid volume production.

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Top Flight Technologies

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Top Flight Technologies is dedicated to application-specific, cost effective commercial solutions of unmanned aircraft vehicles (UAVs).

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Loci Controls

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Loci Controls develops wireless sensor and actor network devices for optimizing the extraction of methane from landfills.

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ISEE

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ISEE develops a humanistic artificial intelligence for autonomous driving.

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Awayr A.I.

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Awayr A.I. develops software solutions for HMI development in automotive, defense, space and other applications.

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XL

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XL is a short-term contract hire cars to both businesses and corporate entities.

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Motus

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Motus is the most accurate vehicle management and reimbursement platform available.

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Piaggio Fast Forward

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Piaggio Fast Forward is a new technology and design company that was established in 2015 by the Piaggio Group.

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NODAR

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Camera-based 3D vision for autonomous vehicles

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Plataine

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Plataine provides manufacturing solutions in fields such as Aerospace/Composites, Furniture/Upholstery, Automotive/Transportation, ect.

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Red Bend Software

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Redbend develops and markets automotive, mobile, and IoT solutions.

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RacingJunk.com

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RacingJunk.com connects users with the need to buy and sell racing-related products such as cars, engine parts, engines and equipment.

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Zwayo “On-Demand Valet Parking”

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We park your car, so you don’t have to, anywhere.

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Indigo Technologies

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Indigo Tech is rethinking transportation at a systems level, helping partners optimize for efficiency and flexibility.

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Safety Insurance Group

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A private passenger automobile insurance company.

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First Help Financial

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First Help Financial is an innovative auto finance company that provides customer-focused automobile lending services.

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Speedway Motors, Inc

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Speedway Motors is a consumer goods company that provides hot rod parts and racing parts.

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Jaybridge Robotics

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Jaybridge Robotics develops vehicle automation for heavy equipment applications.

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RoadOne Intermoda Logistics

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RoadOne IntermodaLogistics is North America’s premier full-service intermodal transportation and related logistics company.

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Mechanic Advisor

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Mechanic Advisor is a company focused on changing the auto repair experience.

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Skydeo, Inc.

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Skydeo is a leading provider of mobile audience segments, insights and identity solutions to brand advertisers, agencies and platforms.

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MAPFRE Insurance

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MAPFRE Insurance provides insurance solutions for both home and vehicle owners.

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Autopart International

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Autopart International, Inc. distributes replacement parts for foreign and domestic nameplate cars and light trucks.

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Intelligent Machines Lab

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Intelligent Machines Lab provides AI solutions for sparse-data situations.

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iAutomation

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iAutomation focuses on the development of automation product solutions for various industries.

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IMN

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IMN is a company that offers digital marketing services with content.

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Techlogix

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Techlogix is a company that specializes in supply chain technology.

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Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority

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Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority provides commuter rail and inter-district bus services in the greater Boston area.

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Pete’s Tire Barns Inc.

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Pete’s Tire Barns is an automotive company providing tire sales and service in New England.

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Finco

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FinCo Management is a financial services contractor in the automotive industry, providing business process outsourcing to auto dealers who

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Lily Transportation Corp.

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Lily Transportation Corp. provides logic systems throughout United states and Canada.

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iSeeCars

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iSeeCars offers an online platform that enables its users to find information and compare prices of new and used automobiles.

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Grip Mobility

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Grip provides in-car audio/video capture software for mobility space, increasing transportation transparency and reduce security risks

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Herb Chambers

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Herb Chambers is a new and used car dealer.

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TireTutor

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TireTutor develops an online platform that connects consumers with local and independent tire dealers.

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Hydroid

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Hydroid is a maritime company that offers unmanned underwater vehicles.

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Attwood Corporation

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Attwood Corporation is a sporting goods company specializing in marine boat parts, accessories, and products.

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Abel Womack, Inc.

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Abel Womack is an industrial automation company that provides material handling solutions.

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Balise Motor Sales

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Balise Motor Sales is an automotive company offering new and used car sales, service, and parts in the Western, MA.

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Alliance Tire Group

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Alliance Tire Group is an engineering company that manufactures row crop tires, galaxy tires, and primex tires.

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Maxon Motor

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Maxon motor, they develop and build electric drives that pack some real power.

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Peter Pan Bus Lines

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Peter Pan Bus Lines offers express service throughout the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic region in the United States.

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Canadian General Tower

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Canadian General Tower is a produces & supplies coated fabrics and films for automotive & industrial applications in the global marketplace.

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Spark Shipping

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Spark Shipping offers a range of e-commerce and dropshipping automation services.

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InstallerNet

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InstallerNet operates as a technology and services company providing installation ecosystem solutions.

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Argotec

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A Greenfield, Mass.-based maker of polyurethane films and sheets

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Mide Technology Corporation

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Midé Technology delivers smart technology products for the aerospace, marine, automotive, research, and manufacturing industries.

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Levant Power Corporation

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Levant Power Corporation is a Massachusetts-based automotive company.

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Keolis Commuter Services

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Keolis Commuter Services is a transportation company providing passenger transportation services.

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Chalk Mountain Services of Texas

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Chalk Mountain Services of Texas is a transportation company specializing in fluids and proppant transportation management services.

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PlanetTran

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PlanetTran is an airport shuttle service, including in-car Wifi and SmartPhone application for on-demand reservations and tracking.

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Harr Auto Group

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Automotive group offering Toyota, Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge and Ram cars and trucks for sale or lease.

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McCollister’s Transportation Group, Inc.

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McCollister’s Transportation Group is a transportation company providing relocation and logistics solutions.

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Milton CAT

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Milton CAT is the Caterpillar Dealer for the Northeast region of the United States.

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SupplyScape

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SupplyScape defined the electronic pedigree solution for the pharmaceutical industry.

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Car Talk

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Car Talk is a radio talk show that conducts discussions related to automobiles and automotive repair.

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Wisconsin Aviation, Inc.

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Wisconsin Aviation is a full-service fixed-base operator and provider of general aviation services.

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CARLISLE & CO

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Privately-held Carlisle & Company is the preferred provider of strategic guidance and tactical solutions.

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String Automotive

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String Automotive is a data analytics firm.

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EMSEAL Joint Systems

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EMSEAL Joint Systemsis a construction company that offers sealant, expansion joint, and fire barrier services.

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Volant

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Volant is an aviation company that provides aircraft interior parts and services.

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FrontLane

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FrontLane is an automotive safety technology company.

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Orchid Robotics

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Teleoperation/Machine Learning Software

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Kelly Automotive Group

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Kelly Automotive Group is a car dealership located in Lynnfield, Massachusetts.

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Howard Stein Hudson

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Howard Stein Hudson is a civil engineering company that offers transportation planning and civil engineering services.

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Bose Corporation – Active Motion Control Business

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Active Motion Control Business

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The Haartz Corporation

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The Haartz Corporation is an automotive company offering automotive exterior trim, automotive interior trim, and industrial fabrics.

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TIAX

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TIAX is a lab-based technology development company focused on commercializing innovations in Transportation, Building Technologies.

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Henley Enterprises

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Henley Enterprises is an automotive company specializing in oil change and automotive preventive maintenance.

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Brodie Toyota-Lift

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Brodie Toyota-Lift is a business supplies company providing Toyota forklift and material handling equipment.

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Provider Group

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Provider Group is an insurance company specializing in home and auto insurance products.

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CarDay

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CarDay is an online auction site for used cars.

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EUROPA

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Europa Bioproducts is a European distributor of speciality products.

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ZwiftPay

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AI and computer vision-based payment system that enables drivers to use their car to pay at gas stations, drive-thrus, and parking garages.

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Automotive Edge Computing Consortium

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A consortium for driving the network and computing infrastructure needs of automotive big data

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