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Granholm Announces Six Point Strategy to Retain, Increase Auto Jobs in Michigan

Wednesday, August 04, 2004


August 4, 2004


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Granholm Announces Six Point Strategy to Retain, Increase Auto Jobs in Michigan
State focusing on production, research, and development jobs


  • Create a continuous, career-long skill enhancement system for automotive workers, and increase the level of educational achievement of Michigan citizens to meet the workforce demands of the emerging high-tech automotive marketplace.
  • Make Michigan the international incubator for new automotive business models, new consortiums, and new collaborative partnerships.
  • Work collaboratively to drive auto and energy related federal R&D priorities, and create mechanisms to more rapidly connect innovative intellectual property in our universities and companies with the auto marketplace.
  • Develop an industry-wide database for automotive research to help Michigan firms remain on the leading edge.