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101 Best Minnesota Automotive Startups – The Future of Transportation

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

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

Niron Magnetics

Niron Magnetics

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Niron develops innovative advanced magnetic materials for high performance and low-cost permanent magnets.

FUSE Autotech

FUSE Autotech

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FinTech, SaaS, Finance Management System for Auto dealers

FUSE Autotech

Zubie

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Zubie is a connected-car platform that provides location tracking, driver scoring, alert, and location sharing services.

FUSE Autotech

3M

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3M operates as a diversified technology company, manufacturing more than 55,000 products, including adhesives, laminates, and many more.

FUSE Autotech

Ceres Global AG

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Ceres Global AG is a grain Storage, Handling and Merchandising unit and a Commodity Logistics unit.

FUSE Autotech

Vugo

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B2B SaaS infotainment Software for Ridesharing and Autonomous Cars.

FUSE Autotech

Walser Automotive Group

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Walser Automotive Group sells and services new and used automobiles.

FUSE Autotech

Adient plc

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Adient is the global leader in the automotive seating market.

FUSE Autotech

H.B. Fuller

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H.B. Fuller Company is formulator, manufacturer and marketer of adhesives, sealants and other specialty chemical products.

FUSE Autotech

Identifix, Inc.

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Identifix is an automotive company offering automotive maintenance and repair services.

FUSE Autotech

Kronfeld Motors

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Kronfeld Motors has built the first prototype of a new kind of vehicle; our prototype is named the Raht Racer.

FUSE Autotech

Posard

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Posard is a software tech company that is changing the way delivery companies route out and dispatch deliveries.

FUSE Autotech

Varroc Lighting Systems

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Varroc Lighting Systems is a global supplier of exterior vehicle lighting systems.

FUSE Autotech

AAA

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AAA is a nonprofit community that offers travel, insurance, driver training, banking, discounts and automotive services to customers.

FUSE Autotech

Abra Auto Body & Glass

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Abra is a company that provides auto body and glass repair and replacements in a variety of locations.

FUSE Autotech

Elite Motorcycle Parts

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We design custom motorcycle frames, oil and gas tanks, and handle bars.

FUSE Autotech

Auto Supply Company, Inc.

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Auto Supply Company, Inc. is a company that supplies automotive parts and products.

FUSE Autotech

Werner Electric

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Werner Electric is a wholesale company providing electrical and automation products.

FUSE Autotech

Yanfeng Automotive Interiors

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Yanfeng Automotive Interiors is supplier of instrument panels and cockpit systems, door panels, floor consoles and overhead consoles.

FUSE Autotech

Factory Motor Parts

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Factory Motor Parts is an automotive parts distribution company.

FUSE Autotech

Dealer Teamwork

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Dealer Teamwork makes digital marketing easier to understand and use.

FUSE Autotech

A.R. North America, Inc

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World leader in Pressure Plunger Pu

FUSE Autotech

Turck

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Turck is your global, customer-oriented premium partner for reliable, industry-specific automation solutions.

FUSE Autotech

Luther Automotive Group

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Luther Automotive Group is a car dealership specializing in Volkswagen, Jaguar, Mitsubishi, and Alfa Romeo vehicles in St Louis Park.

FUSE Autotech

Auto Approve

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Auto Approve specializes in automobile and motorcycle refinance loans.

FUSE Autotech

Link Engineering Company

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Link Engineering Company is an automotive company that designs and manufactures precision test equipment.

FUSE Autotech

MICO, Inc.

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MICO, Inc. esigns, manufactures, and sells hydraulic components, controls, and brake systems primarily for off-road vehicles worldwide.

FUSE Autotech

Tolomatic

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Tolomatic manufactures electric and pneumatic linear actuators and cylinders, right-angle gearboxes, and industrial caliper brakes.

FUSE Autotech

MacQueen Equipment

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MacQueen sells Elgin street sweepers, Vactor trucks, Pierce fire trucks, Oshkosh snow removal equipment.

FUSE Autotech

Morrie’s Automotive Group

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Morrie’s Automotive Group is a car dealership specializing in Aston Martin, Bentley, Cadillac, and Maserati vehicles in Chippewa Falls, WI.

FUSE Autotech

Bay and Bay Transportation

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Bay and Bay Transportation is a transportation company specializing in refrigerated, flatbed, and intermodal transportation services.

FUSE Autotech

Argent International, Inc.

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Argent International, Inc. is a manufacturer of car components from simple die cut tapes to fully-assembled sub-components.

FUSE Autotech

Carsoup

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Your search engine for all engines.

FUSE Autotech

Zeus Electric Chassis

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Zeus Electric Chassis is an automotive company that develops and designs an electric truck with a 5-ton payload capacity.

FUSE Autotech

FORCE America

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FORCE America is a transportation company that offers mobile hydraulic system, components, and replacement part.

FUSE Autotech

Metal Matic

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Metal-Matic, Inc. is a global leader in the production of welded and drawn over mandrel carbon steel tubing.

FUSE Autotech

Waytek Inc.

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Waytek is a wholesale company specializing in shipping services.

FUSE Autotech

Arrowhead Engineered Products

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Arrowhead Engineered Products is a supplier of non-discretionary, mission-critical, aftermarket replacement parts for a wide variety.

FUSE Autotech

Baldwin Supply Co.

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Baldwin Supply Co. is an engineering company providing mechanical power transmission and conveyor belts.

FUSE Autotech

Sportech

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Sportech is an engineering company manufacturing vehicle cab enclosures and windshields.

FUSE Autotech

Allstate Peterbilt Group

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Allstate Peterbilt Group is a dealer of new and used trucks, automobile products, spare parts as well as offers financial services.

FUSE Autotech

Nuss Truck Group Inc.

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Nuss Truck Group is a transportation company that provides heavy and medium duty truck.

FUSE Autotech

Parsons Electric LLC

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Parsons Electric is a construction company that offers construction and maintenance services.

FUSE Autotech

Lee F. Murphy Insurance Group

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Founded in November 1977 by Lee Murphy of Mendota Heights, Minnesota, Lee F. Murphy Insurance Group has been a leader in commercial

FUSE Autotech

LJK Companies, Inc.

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LJK Companies is a transport company offering lodging solutions.

FUSE Autotech

Granite Logistics | Agent for Trinity Logistics

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Granite Logistics is a transport company specializing in logistics and transportation services.

FUSE Autotech

Viking Electric Supply

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Viking Electric Supply is a wholesale company offering electrical tools and equipment.

FUSE Autotech

Automotive Concepts

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Automotive Concepts is an automotive company offering vehicle customization services.

FUSE Autotech

Towmaster, Inc.

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Towmaster Inc, a maker of heavy duty utility and industrial trailers.

FUSE Autotech

streetbeatcustoms.com

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StreetBeatCustoms.com knows “Accessories

FUSE Autotech

Electric Machinery Manufacturing Company

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WEM designs, manufactures, and service large, custom-engineered electrical motors and generators in the U.S. and worldwide.

FUSE Autotech

Rosedale Chevrolet

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Rosedale Chevrolet is a truck dealership in Rosedale, Montana.

FUSE Autotech

Japs-Olson Company

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Japs-Olson Company is a printing company offering printing, direct mail, and postage logistics services.

FUSE Autotech

Mills Automotive Group

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Mills Automotive Group is a car dealership located in Baxter, Minnesota.

FUSE Autotech

Erdman Automation

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Erdman Automation is a manufacturer company of automated equipment.

FUSE Autotech

Boyer Trucks

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Boyer Trucks is a transportation company providing used trucks and parts sales services.

FUSE Autotech

Carmmunity

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Carmmunity, the ideal app for all car enthusiasts, wants to close the gap between the online car community and activities in real-time.

FUSE Autotech

Cornerstone Automotive

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Cornerstone Automotive is an automotive company that offers new cars, trucks, and SUVs.

FUSE Autotech

Reichhardt Electronic Innovations

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Reichhardt provides a system that simplifies the automated steering process but provides flexibility in its use.

FUSE Autotech

Nexen Group

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Nexen Group is an industrial automation company offering precision motion control and power transmission components.

FUSE Autotech

Thunderbird Aviation, Inc

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Thunderbird Aviation is an aviation company offering flight training, aircraft maintenance, and FBO services.

FUSE Autotech

Interlog

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Interlog is an Automotive company.

FUSE Autotech

Broadway Equipment Company

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Broadway Equipment Company is a manufacturer of car wash systems and accessories for car dealerships.

FUSE Autotech

TRAM, Inc.

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TRAM is an automotive company offering auto parts and accessories.

FUSE Autotech

MHSI

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MHSI is an automotive company specializing in material handling and program management solutions.

FUSE Autotech

Only 1 Auto Glass

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Only 1 Auto Glass is a company that provide mobile auto glass, windshield replacement and repair services to its customers.

FUSE Autotech

e-car Ride

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e-ride Industries offers two models, the EXV4 electric transportation vehicle and the EXV2 electric utility vehicle.

FUSE Autotech

Voyager Campervans

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Voyager Campervans offers travel vans for rent.

FUSE Autotech

1Micro

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The Most Advanced Automotive Key Management System that keeps your dealership’s assets safe and secure.

FUSE Autotech

Truck Utilities

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Truck Utilities is a provider of truck uplifting, snow plow and spreader rental services for electric transmission and telecom sectors.

FUSE Autotech

Lupient Automotive Group

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Our heritage of excellence continues today no matter what automobile or dealership service you’re looking for.

FUSE Autotech

Qa1

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QA1 is a digital store that manufactures and markets a wide range of rod ends, spherical bearings, suspension components and drivelines.

FUSE Autotech

Feldmann Imports Mercedes-Benz

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Feldmann Imports Mercedes-Benz is a car dealership located in Bloomington, Minnesota.

FUSE Autotech

WÌ_rth Industry North America

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WÌ_rth Industry North America is a logistics company providing inventory management services.

FUSE Autotech

Kully Supply, Inc

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At Kully Supply, we carry a wide array of hard-to-find, as well as common commercial plumbing parts and fixtures.

FUSE Autotech

DefySupply

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Manufacturer-direct home furnishings

FUSE Autotech

Merit Chevrolet

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Merit Chevrolet is a Chevrolet car dealership company.

FUSE Autotech

Suburban Chevrolet

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Suburban Chevrolet is a car dealership located in Eden Prairie, Minnesota.

FUSE Autotech

MT-RSR

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MT-RSR is a provider of replacement parts for under-car maintenance equipment.

FUSE Autotech

Mathison Motors

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Mathison Motors is a pre-owned car dealer .

FUSE Autotech

Cablecast

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Cablecast provides automation, web publishing, cloud distribution, bulletin board and media solutions.

FUSE Autotech

Richfield Bloomington Honda

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Richfield Bloomington Honda is a car dealership specializing in Honda auto in Minneapolis and Minnesota.

FUSE Autotech

Lexus of Maplewood

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Lexus of Maplewood is a car dealership specializing in Lexus cars in Minneapolis, St. Paul, and Rochester.

FUSE Autotech

ZoneTrader

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ZoneTrader offers full-service asset recovery services to companies in the automotive, technology, food processing and petrochemical.

FUSE Autotech

Koch Companies

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Koch Companies is a transportation company providing freight shipping services.

FUSE Autotech

Computerized Valet Parking Systems

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CVPS is a valet parking management application deployed at over 800 client locations in seven countries.

FUSE Autotech

Chopper Spotter

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Chopper Spotter is a unique machine to handle helicopters on pavement It lets one person quickly load and move a helicopter with ease.

FUSE Autotech

Felling Trailers

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Felling Trailers is a manufacturer of trailers and automotive parts.

FUSE Autotech

Rollx Vans

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Rollx Vans is an automotive company providing handicap and wheelchair accessible vans.

FUSE Autotech

Columbia Gear

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Columbia Gear is an integrated supplier of custom gearing and power transmission products.

FUSE Autotech

ECO Finishing

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Eco Finishing is an electroplating company that providers services related to electroless nickel.

FUSE Autotech

Chevrolet of Wayzata

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Chevrolet of Wayzata offers new and used chevy vehicles, services and parts.

FUSE Autotech

Heartland Motor Company

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Heartland Motor Company is an automotive company.

FUSE Autotech

Borton Volvo

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Borton Volvo is a car dealership providing Volvos in Golden Valley, Minnesota.

FUSE Autotech

Schmelz Countryside

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Schmelz Countryside is a volkswagen dealership company.

FUSE Autotech

Bob’s Cycle

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Bob’s Cycle is an online motorcycle accessory company.

FUSE Autotech

Stillwater Motor

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Stillwater Motor is an automative industry that offers new Chevrolet and Buick vehicles of certified pre-owned vehicles.

FUSE Autotech

Road Rescue

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Established in 1976, Road Rescue, Inc. designs and manufactures a complete line of premium custom ambulances and emergency-rescue vehicles.

FUSE Autotech

Park Chrysler Jeep

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Park Chrysler Jeep is a car dealership located in Burnsville, Minnesota.

FUSE Autotech

Fury Motors

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Fury Motors is a car dealership that provides Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, and RAM vehicles in Lake Elmo Minnesota.

FUSE Autotech

Voyager Electronics Corp

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Voyager Electronics Corp is a distributor of electronic components and manufacturer of cable related solutions.

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