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  • By the numbers
    • 1automotive patent per day in Michigan, on average, for nearly 50 years
    • 1.7billion in automotive investment in 2013, and nearly $13 billion since 2010
    • 61of the top 100 North American auto suppliers call Michigan home
    • 513,000 jobs are supported by Michigan’s auto industry, providing nearly $36 billion in annual earnings
    • 57billion in economic impact from the state’s automotive industry
    • 17universities and colleges with nationally ranked undergraduate engineering programs
    • 650automotive-focused programs at the post-secondary level
    • 76percent of business funded automotive R&D is in Michigan, which leads the nation
    • 375automotive R&D centers are in Michigan
    • 30,000automotive manufacturing jobs have been added since 2010, more than any other state