Automotive

Driving a Safer and Smarter Automotive Future

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Ohio is the ideal location to design, test and deploy everything automotive today and in the future.

In Ohio, automotive companies are pursuing improvements that make cars and components lighter, stronger and more eco-friendly. Simultaneously, Ohio’s comprehensive network of automotive companies, research resources and organizations are actively designing, testing and working to deploy smart mobility initiatives, vehicles and technology. Looking for smarter ways to move mobility forward? Visit our smart mobility page to take the next step.

Ohio is committed to a safer, more efficient future. Here, automotive companies have the resources and partners at their fingertips to drive innovation and bring change to roadways.

A Strong Automotive Foundation

Ohio has deep roots in the automotive industry and a proven reputation as an industry leader. Automotive companies that invest in Ohio benefit from a comprehensive network of automotive assets and resources that drive them toward success.

  • The full automotive supply chain: Accessible resources assist in all areas of development to take automotive concepts from ideation to deployment.
  • An established and skilled automotive workforce: Generations of automotive mastery have created a pool of experienced workers and a pipeline of well-trained talent for every position in the automotive industry.
  • Proximity to customers, suppliers and partners: Positioning close to markets and affiliates reduces travel time and lowers transportation costs.

 

A high concentration of smart mobility resources across the state has created a living lab for smart mobility design, testing and eventually a successful deployment. Learn more about how Ohio helps companies design, test and deploy smart mobility initiatives.

Research and Innovation

Team

Jonathan Bridges
Jonathan Bridges
Director
Airstream

Airstream

Airstream Inc., the maker of the iconic “silver bullet” travel trailers, has been growing since it opened its manufacturing facility in Jackson Center, Ohio, in 1952. The company recently announced its largest-ever expansion, giving credit for its success to its more than 900 associates.

Automotive Supplier Topre Goes Big on Second Expansion

Automotive Supplier Topre Goes Big on Second Expansion

Fast-growing automotive steel supplier will occupy full site
April 18, 2018

Topre America, a U.S. branch of the Japan-based automotive steel supplier Topre, has expanded its plans for investment in a revitalized manufacturing site in Springfield, Ohio. The company’s vice president says the site’s automotive manufacturing history makes it the ideal spot for the investment.