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101 Best Michigan Automotive Startups – The Future of Transportation

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This article showcases our top picks for the best Michigan 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 Michigan Automotive Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

Rivian

Rivian

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Rivian is an electric vehicle manufacturer that works to offset the carbon footprint.

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May Mobility

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May Mobility is transforming cities through autonomous technology to create a safer, greener, more accessible world.

May Mobility

General Motors

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General Motors manufactures, markets, and distributes vehicles and vehicle parts.

May Mobility

Ford Motor

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Ford Motor is an automotive company that develops, manufactures, and distributes vehicles, parts, and accessories.

May Mobility

Karamba Security

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Karamba Security provides embedded cybersecurity solutions to protect all types of connected systems from attacks.

May Mobility

Orbion Space Technology

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Orbion Space Technology manufactures Hall effect plasma thrusters for use in small and cube satellites.

May Mobility

Refraction AI

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Refraction AI is a robot delivery startup offering food delivery service from restaurants to customers through its self-driving robot REV-1.

May Mobility

Protean Electric

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Protean Electric is a global automotive technology firm.

May Mobility

Meritor

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Meritor, Inc. is a leading global supplier of drivetrain, mobility, braking and aftermarket solutions for commercial vehicle.

May Mobility

Derq

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Derq is an MIT spinoff that uses AI to power an award-winning predictive platform, help eliminate crashes and create safer and smarter roads

May Mobility

Coherix

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Coherix, Inc. develops and manufactures high-speed, high-definition 3D machine vision products that enable our customers to manage.

May Mobility

AGM Automotive

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AGM Automotive’s mission is to be an innovative, low cost, sub-system solution provider of quality products and value added services.

May Mobility

Chevrolet

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Chevrolet is leading the way with the most vehicles in its line up offering the available built-in OnStar 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot.

May Mobility

Ally Financial

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Ally Financial Inc. is a automotive financial services company powered by a top direct banking franchise.

May Mobility

BoostUp

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BoostUp is a social saving platform that enables consumers to save up and get monetary “boosts” toward life’s big purchases.

May Mobility

Nimbus

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Nimbus is tackling the growing problems of traffic congestion and climate change with a new transportation system.

May Mobility

VRide

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VRide is a ridesharing platform that provides commuter vanpool transportation and mobility management program services.

May Mobility

KUHMUTE

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KUHMUTE is a designing & manufacturing company that provides charging infrastructure for escooters, ebikes, eskateboards & more.

May Mobility

Fusion Coolant Systems

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Fusion Coolant Systems provides advanced coolant and lubrication systems.

May Mobility

EcoMotors

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EcoMotors develops high-efficiency liquid fuel engines such as OPOC, light trucks and marine applications.

May Mobility

American Center for Mobility

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American Center for Mobility is a non-profit testing and product development facility for future mobility.

May Mobility

Auto Metal Craft

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Auto Metal Craft is the experimental sheet metal stamping and assembly specialist.

May Mobility

CYTK

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Voice assistant for Automotive Technicians

May Mobility

Cadillac

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Cadillac is an automobile brand that produces and markets luxury vehicles worldwide.

May Mobility

DexKo Global

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DexKo Global is a global supplier of highly engineered running gear technology, chassis assemblies, and related components.

May Mobility

RECARO Automotive

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RECARO Automotive is a manufacturer of mobile seating solutions for OEM, motorsport, commercial vehicle seats, and child safety sector.

May Mobility

PPAP Manager

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A cloud-based platform that streamlines and automates the Production Part Approval Process in manufacturing.

May Mobility

BorgWarner

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BorgWarner is an automotive supplier of sustainable and innovative mobility solutions for the vehicle market.

May Mobility

Dwyer Instruments

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Dwyer Instruments is an industrial automation company that offers gas sensing and air velocity instrumentations and controls.

May Mobility

AKTV8 LLC

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Aktv8 LLC pioneers advanced electronic suspension control solutions that enhance vehicle performance and safety.

May Mobility

Dedoes Industries

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Dedoes designs and makes equipment that supports the automotive refinish market.

May Mobility

Intvo

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We’re developing solutions through AI to predict/anticipate pedestrian behavior in urban environment resulting in improved pedestrian safety

May Mobility

PicoSpray

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PicoSpray aims to replace the carburetor in small engines with a low-cost electronic fuel injection system.

May Mobility

Automotive Credit Corporation

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Automotive Credit is a provider of automotive financial services for consumers with limited history.

May Mobility

Penske Automotive Group

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Penske Automotive Group is an international transportation services company operating automotive dealerships

May Mobility

Inductive Intelligence

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Inductive Intelligence delivers a platform for Convenient, Controlled, Safe, and Sustainable smart inductive heating & cooking experiences.

May Mobility

Lear Corporation

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The Lear Corporation is a Fortune 500 company with world-class products designed,

May Mobility

Visteon

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Visteon is a global automotive supplier that designs, engineers and manufactures innovative climate, electronics and interior.

May Mobility

Synercon Technologies

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Synercon Technologies develops solutions extracting digital data from vehicles that have crashed in a forensically-controlled environment.

May Mobility

Inventev

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Inventev delivers mobile power generation using an innovative Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) commercial truck architecture.

May Mobility

Dodge

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Dodge is an American brand of cars, minivans, sport cars, sedans, super cars, muscle cars, and sport utility vehicles.

May Mobility

Ford Credit

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Ford Motor Credit Company is a leading automotive finance company

May Mobility

GM Ventures

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GM Ventures is a consulting company that provides investment solutions for automobile sectors.

May Mobility

Bollinger Motors

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Automotive company designing and engineering Class 3 electric trucks

May Mobility

BUICK

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Buick has consistently delivered a thoughtful approach to creating new luxury vehicles.

May Mobility

Automotive News

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Automotive News focuses on providing news and information related to the automotive industry.

May Mobility

Baker Industries

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Baker Industries is a provider of custom tooling, parts and fixtures primarily serving automotive and aerospace markets.

May Mobility

Brose North America Inc

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Brose North America is a consumer goods company that provides automotive supplying services.

May Mobility

Truck Hero

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Truck Hero is a manufacturer and marketer of branded consumer accessories for pickup trucks.

May Mobility

American Axle & Manufacturing

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AAM was founded in 1994, with manufacturing expertise rooted in more than 90 years of experience.

May Mobility

Danlaw

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Danlaw is a provider of telematics, automotive electronics and embedded engineering services.

May Mobility

Metaldyne Corporation

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Metaldyne designs and supplies metal-formed components and assemblies for powertrain applications.

May Mobility

Ushr

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The rapid proliferation of autonomous vehicles.

May Mobility

Key Safety Systems

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Key Safety Systems (KSS) is a global leader in the design, development and manufacturing of automotive safety-critical components.

May Mobility

Federal Mogul Corporation

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Federal-Mogul Corporation is an American developer, manufacturer and supplier of powertrain components and vehicle safety products.

May Mobility

Takata Corporation

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Takata Corporation is an automotive parts company based in Japan.

May Mobility

Control Tec LLC

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Control Tec provides telematics and cloud based analytics solutions.

May Mobility

Method Park

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Method Park’s engineers and consultants are experts in the field of software development for the automotive and medical systems.

May Mobility

Henniges Automotive

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Henniges Automotive provides OEMs with sealing systems for doors, windows, trunks, lift gates, sunroofs, and hoods.

May Mobility

DURA Automotive Systems

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Dura Automotive Systems is an independent designer and manufacturer of automotive components, including control systems, exterior systems.

May Mobility

Kyyba Inc.

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Staffing, IT, Engineering

May Mobility

E&E Manufacturing Co, Inc.

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E&E Manufacturing Co is an automotive company that provides that manufactures heavy gauge stamped metal fasteners and assemblies.

May Mobility

FixMyCar

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FixMyCar is a mobile auto repair platform that offers car repair services to every car owner.

May Mobility

Cooper Standard

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Cooper Standard, headquartered in Novi, Mich. USA, is a leading global supplier of systems and components for the automotive industry.

May Mobility

Gentherm

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Gentherm Incorporated (NASDAQ-GS:THRM) is a global developer and marketer of innovative thermal management technologies for a broad range

May Mobility

Volkswagen of America

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Volkswagen of America is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of automobiles and commercial vehicles.

May Mobility

Tweddle Group

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Tweddle Group creates understanding. Our clients build excellent products, and we make their customers love those products even more.

May Mobility

Flex-N-Gate

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Flex-N-Gate manufactures metal and plastic original equipment components and mechanical assemblies for companies.

May Mobility

XALT Energy

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XALT Energy is a global leader in lithium-ion cell, pack and system development.

May Mobility

Dayco

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Dayco is a leader in the research, design, manufacturing and distribution of essential engine products, drive systems and services.

May Mobility

Guardian Industries

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Guardian Industries is a provider of building materials, plastic coatings, and prefabricated glass products.

May Mobility

Nexteer Automotive

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Nexteer Automotive is an automotive parts supplier.

May Mobility

Hino Ottawa-Gatineau

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A Japanese manufacturer of commercial vehicles.

May Mobility

ICM Products

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ICM Products has grown into an industry leader in chemical manufacturing.

May Mobility

Lincoln Motor Company

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The Lincoln Motor Company that sells luxury vehicles under the Lincoln brand.

May Mobility

Horizon Global

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Horizon Global is a designer, manufacturer and distributor of a wide variety of high-quality, custom-engineered towing, trailering, cargo…

May Mobility

Premier Thermal Solutions

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Premier Thermal Solutions provides metal heat-treating service.

May Mobility

Pi Square Technologies

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Pi Square Technologies is an automotive engineering company that specializes in automotive embedded software development services.

May Mobility

Hyundai America Technical Center

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HATCI is Hyundai’s design, engineering, technology, research and development headquarters for the North American market.

May Mobility

FordDirect

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FordDirect provides digital marketing and advertising solutions to Ford and Lincoln dealers, giving them the platform to drive more sales.

May Mobility

Urban Science

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Urban Science is a business-solution company which supports the needs of the sales and marketing function of the automotive industry.

May Mobility

MOTOR Information Systems

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MOTOR Information Systems provides aftermarket information solutions for vehicles.

May Mobility

Roush Industries

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Roush Industries is a manufacturing, prototyping, and engineering company that creates vehicle technology.

May Mobility

Movimento Group

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Movimento provides vehicle software lifecycle management solutions.

May Mobility

VTX Technology

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VTX does not manufacture or sell mufflers. Instead, VTX licenses the use of its patent to companies that manufacture, install

May Mobility

Eckhart & Associates

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Market leader in the design and manufacturing of specialized ergonomic tools and solutions to automotive and industrial manufacturers.

May Mobility

Car and Driver

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Car and Driver is an American automotive magazine for auto enthusiasts and in-market car buyers.

May Mobility

Superior Industries International, Inc.

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Superior is the largest manufacturer of aluminum wheels for passenger cars and light-duty vehicles in North America.

May Mobility

Tower International

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Tower International is a leading integrated global manufacturer of engineered structural metal components and assemblies.

May Mobility

Action Fabricators

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Action Fab provides custom-made tapes, adhesive and non-adhesive-backed foams, rubbers, plastics and other specialty materials.

May Mobility

L&W Engineering

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L&W Engineering is a “Tier 1” supplier in the automotive industry.

May Mobility

Key Plastics

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A Livonia, Mich.-based manufacturer of automotive interior

May Mobility

East West Industrial Engineering (EWIE Co., Inc.)

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East West Industrial Engineering is a logistics company that provides commodity management services.

May Mobility

Witco Corporation

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Witco Corporation is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of specialty chemicals, founded in 1920 by Robert I. Wishnick.

May Mobility

Hadley

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Hadley is a transportation company that manufactures vehicles and tractor trailers.

May Mobility

RCO Engineering

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RCO Engineering is a leading supplier to the automotive, aerospace and defense industries

May Mobility

Icahn Automotive Group

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Icahn Automotive operates businesses involved in aftermarket parts distribution and service.

May Mobility

Maxion Wheels

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Maxion Wheels supply OEMs with the highest quality wheels and most innovative technologies.

May Mobility

ACDelco

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ACDelco is a global leader in automotive replacement parts and related services and offers quality aftermarket products.

May Mobility

GT Technologies

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An international supplier of custom-engineered gasoline and diesel engine valvetrain actuation components.

May Mobility

GMC Truck

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GMC truck the official site for GMC motors a well known company updating list of all truck and products.

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